CVE-2017-16672 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in Asterisk Open Source 13 before 13.18.1, 14 before 14.7.1, and 15 before 15.1.1 and Certified Asterisk 13.13 before 13.13-cert7. A memory leak occurs when an Asterisk pjsip session object is created and that call gets rejected before the session itself is fully established. When this happens the session object never gets destroyed. Eventually Asterisk can run out of memory and crash.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.9 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://downloads.digium.com/pub/security/AST-2017-011.html Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101765 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://issues.asterisk.org/jira/browse/ASTERISK-27345 Vendor Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-11
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4076

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-772 Missing Release of Resource after Effective Lifetime cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-16672
NVD Published Date:
11/08/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019
Source:
MITRE