Bug 698917 (CVE-2011-1599) - CVE-2011-1599 Asterisk: Shell command execution via manager Originate action (AST-2011-006)
Summary: CVE-2011-1599 Asterisk: Shell command execution via manager Originate action ...
Alias: CVE-2011-1599
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 698918 698919
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Reported: 2011-04-22 09:35 UTC by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2019-09-29 12:44 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2011-05-16 21:25:58 UTC

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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2011-04-22 09:35:53 UTC
An Asterisk Manager Interface security check bypass was found in the way
Asterisk performed user access check during the originate manager action.
A remote authenticated user, with manager privilege, could use this flaw
to escalate their privileges and execute arbitrary shell commands via an
'Async' header sent together with 'Application' header during the manager
Originate action.

[1] http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/security/AST-2011-006.html

Upstream patches:
[2] http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/security/AST-2011-006-1.4.diff 
    (against v1.4 branch)
[3] http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/security/AST-2011-006-1.6.1.diff
    (against v1.6.1 branch)
[4] http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/security/AST-2011-006-1.6.2.diff
    (against v1.6.2 branch)
[5] http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/security/AST-2011-006-1.8.diff
    (against v1.8 branch)

Comment 1 Jan Lieskovsky 2011-04-22 09:37:29 UTC
This issue affects the versions of asterisk package, as shipped
with Fedora release of 13 and 14.

This issue affects the version of the asterisk package, as present
within EPEL-6 repository.

Please schedule an update.

Comment 2 Jan Lieskovsky 2011-04-22 09:40:00 UTC
Created asterisk tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 698918]
Affects: epel-6 [bug 698919]

Comment 3 Jan Lieskovsky 2011-04-22 09:46:44 UTC
CVE Request:
[6] http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/04/21/5

Comment 4 Jan Lieskovsky 2011-04-22 12:57:04 UTC
The CVE identifier of CVE-2011-1599 has been assigned to this issue:
[7] http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/04/22/6

Comment 5 Vincent Danen 2011-05-16 21:25:58 UTC
This is corrected via these builds that have the fixes from upstream:

Fedora-13: asterisk-
Fedora-14: asterisk-
Fedora-15: asterisk-
Fedora-Rawhide: asterisk-
EPEL-6: asterisk-

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