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The Asterisk Development Team has announced security releases for Asterisk
branches 1.6.1, 1.6.2, and 1.8. The available security releases are
released as versions,, and

These releases are available for immediate download at

** This is a re-release of Asterisk, and which
contained a bug which caused duplicate manager entries (issue #18987).

The releases of Asterisk,, and resolve two issues:

* Resource exhaustion in Asterisk Manager Interface (AST-2011-003)
* Remote crash vulnerability in TCP/TLS server (AST-2011-004)

The issues and resolutions are described in the AST-2011-003 and AST-2011-004
security advisories.

For more information about the details of these vulnerabilities, please read the
security advisories AST-2011-003 and AST-2011-004, which were released at the
same time as this announcement.

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

Security advisory AST-2011-003 and AST-2011-004 are available at:

Thank you for your continued support of Asterisk!