Asterisk 1.8.4.2 Now Available (Security Release)

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The Asterisk Development Team has announced the release of Asterisk
version 1.8.4.2, which is a security release for Asterisk 1.8.

This release is available for immediate download at
http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/releases

The release of Asterisk 1.8.4.2 resolves an issue with SIP URI parsing
which can lead to a remotely exploitable crash:

Remote Crash Vulnerability in SIP channel driver (AST-2011-007)

The issue and resolution is described in the AST-2011-007 security
advisory.

For more information about the details of this vulnerability, please
read the security advisory AST-2011-007, which was released at the same
time as this announcement.

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

http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/telephony/asterisk/releases/ChangeLog-1.8.4.2

Security advisory AST-2011-007 is available at:

http://downloads.asterisk.org/pub/security/AST-2011-007.pdf

Thank you for your continued support of Asterisk!

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