Bug 928774 - (CVE-2013-2686) CVE-2013-2686 asterisk: DoS in the HTTP server (AST-2013-002)
CVE-2013-2686 asterisk: DoS in the HTTP server (AST-2013-002)
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=moderate,public=20130327,repor...
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Depends On: 928552 928779 928780
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Reported: 2013-03-28 08:18 EDT by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2013-04-10 18:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-04-10 18:38:43 EDT
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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2013-03-28 08:18:26 EDT
A denial of service flaw was found in the way Asterisk, an open-source telephony toolkit, performed processing of certain HTTP POST requests with very large Content-Length values. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause asterisk telephony server to crash (denial of service).

Upstream advisory:
[1] http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/security/AST-2013-002.html

Relevant upstream patches:
[2] http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/security/AST-2013-002-1.8.diff
[3] http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/security/AST-2013-002-10.diff
[4] http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/security/AST-2013-002-11.diff
Comment 1 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-03-28 08:33:17 EDT
This issue affects the versions of the asterisk package, as shipped with Fedora release of 18, 17, and Fedora EPEL-6. Please schedule an update.
Comment 2 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-03-28 08:36:10 EDT
Created asterisk tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-18 [bug 928552]
Comment 3 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-03-28 08:37:43 EDT
Created asterisk tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-17 [bug 928779]
Affects: epel-6 [bug 928780]
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2013-04-06 20:44:30 EDT
asterisk-10.12.2-1.fc17 has been pushed to the Fedora 17 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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