[asterisk-announce] Asterisk 15.6.2 and 16.0.1 Now Available (Security)

Asterisk Development Team asteriskteam at digium.com
Wed Nov 14 11:10:48 CST 2018

The Asterisk Development Team would like to announce security releases for
Asterisk 15 and 16. The available releases are released as versions 15.6.2 and

These releases are available for immediate download at


The following security vulnerabilities were resolved in these versions:

  There is a buffer overflow vulnerability in dns_srv and dns_naptr functions of
  Asterisk that allows an attacker to crash Asterisk via a specially crafted DNS
  SRV or NAPTR response. The attacker���s request causes Asterisk to segfault
  and crash.

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


The security advisory is available at:


Thank you for your continued support of Asterisk!
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