DescriptionFormat string vulnerability in Asterisk Open Source 1.6.x before 1.6.0-beta6 might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via logging messages that are not properly handled by (1) the ast_verbose logging API call, or (2) the astman_append function.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
asterisk (PTS)jessie (security), jessie1:11.13.1~dfsg-2+deb8u5fixed
stretch (security), stretch1:13.14.1~dfsg-2+deb9u3fixed
buster, sid1:13.22.0~dfsg-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
asterisksourcesarge(not affected)


Etch's release is unimportant, since not exploitable, but was fixed anyway
[sarge] - asterisk <not-affected> (Only 1.6.x affected)

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