[asterisk-announce] Asterisk 1.8.1 Now Available

Asterisk Development Team asteriskteam at digium.com
Wed Dec 8 20:23:53 UTC 2010

The Asterisk Development Team has announced the release of Asterisk 1.8.1. This
release is available for immediate download at

The release of Asterisk 1.8.1 resolves several issues reported by the
community and would have not been possible without your participation.
Thank you!

The following is a sample of the issues resolved in this release:

* Fix issue when using directmedia. Asterisk needs to limit the codecs offered
   to just the ones that both sides recognize, otherwise they may end up sending
   audio that the other side doesn't understand.
   (Closes issue #17403. Reported, patched by one47. Tested by one47, falves11)

* Resolve issue where Party A in an analog 3-way call would continue to hear
   ringback after party C answers.
   (Patched by rmudgett)

* Fix playback failure when using IAX with the timerfd module.
   (Closes issue #18110. Reported, tested by tpanton. Patched by jpeeler)

* Fix problem with qualify option packets for realtime peers never stopping.
   The option packets not only never stopped, but if a realtime peer was not in
   the peer list multiple options dialogs could accumulate over time.
   (Closes issue #16382. Reported by lftsy. Tested by zerohalo. Patched by

* Fix issue where it is possible to crash Asterisk by feeding the curl engine
   invalid data.
   (Closes issue #18161. Reported by wdoekes. Patched by tilghman)

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


Thank you for your continued support of Asterisk!

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