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Followup: Asterisk Bug is Old, Fix is Also Old

Dec 10, 2008, 19:31 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John Todd)

"...but the announcement by the IC3 originally had no details so this caused far more concern than it should have merited. They've updated their announcement to reflect the change.

"Additionally, it's interesting that this particular bug is being exploited in any large-scale way on the remaining systems that are unpatched. It would be highly unusual and almost consciously unsafe for an administrator to configure their system in such a way as to make this a problem. But I suppose if it's possible, someone will configure it that way.

"Here's our updated page with details:
http://blogs.digium.com/2008/12/06/sip-security-and-asterisk/
John Todd jtodd@digium.com
Open Source Community Director

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