[asterisk-announce] Asterisk Now Available

Asterisk Development Team asteriskteam at digium.com
Mon Oct 26 18:36:36 CDT 2009

The Asterisk Development Team has announced the releases of Asterisk
This release is available for immediate download at

The release of resolves an issue where an ACL check is not present for
verifying SIP INVITEs. For more information about the details of this
vulnerability, please read the security advisory AST-2009-007, which was
released at the same time as this announcement.

The Asterisk 1.6.1 series is the only fully released version which contains this
vulnerability. Releases from previous branches (1.6.0, 1.4, 1.2) are not

In addition, Asterisk users may notice that we skipped the version number This was intentional, in an effort to avoid confusion about what a
particular release contains. Asterisk had candidates for release made,
so backtracking on those changes in a release with the same version number might
be confusing. The next release candidate, which would have been,
will be released with additional changes as

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


Release announcement AST-2009-007 is available at:


Thank you for your continued support of Asterisk!

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