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CVS commit: pkgsrc/comms/asterisk16

Module Name:    pkgsrc
Committed By:   jnemeth
Date:           Mon Apr 30 03:19:40 UTC 2012

Modified Files:
        pkgsrc/comms/asterisk16: Makefile distinfo

Log Message:
Update to Asterisk  This fixes AST-2012-004 and AST-2012-005.
The 1.6.2 series went End of Life on April 21st 2012, so this was
the last update.  This package will be deleted in the not too
distnat future.

The Asterisk Development Team has announced security releases for
Asterisk 1.6.2 , 1.8, and 10. The available security releases are
released as versions,, and 10.3.1.

The release of Asterisk,, and 10.3.1 resolve the
following two issues:

 * A permission escalation vulnerability in Asterisk Manager
   Interface.  This would potentially allow remote authenticated
   users the ability to execute commands on the system shell with
   the privileges of the user running the Asterisk application.

 * A heap overflow vulnerability in the Skinny Channel driver.
   The keypad button message event failed to check the length of
   a fixed length buffer before appending a received digit to the
   end of that buffer.  A remote authenticated user could send
   sufficient keypad button message events that th e buffer would
   be overrun.

These issues and their resolution are described in the security

For more information about the details of these vulnerabilities,
please read security advisories AST-2012-004, AST-2012-005, and
AST-2012-006, which were released at the same time as this

For a full list of changes in the current releases, please see the

The security advisories are available at:


Thank you for your continued support of Asterisk!

To generate a diff of this commit:
cvs rdiff -u -r1.40 -r1.41 pkgsrc/comms/asterisk16/Makefile
cvs rdiff -u -r1.26 -r1.27 pkgsrc/comms/asterisk16/distinfo

Please note that diffs are not public domain; they are subject to the
copyright notices on the relevant files.

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