[asterisk-dev] Asterisk Now Available (Final Maintenance Release)

Asterisk Development Team asteriskteam at digium.com
Wed Jun 29 12:35:04 CDT 2011

The Asterisk Development Team has announced the final maintenance release of
Asterisk, version This release is available for immediate 
download at

Please note that Asterisk is the final maintenance release from the
1.6.2 branch. Support for security related issues will continue until 
April 21,
2012. For more information about support of the various Asterisk 
branches, see

The release of Asterisk 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:

* Don't broadcast FullyBooted to every AMI connection
   The FullyBooted event should not be sent to every AMI connection
   every time someone connects via AMI. It should only be sent to
   the user who just connected.
   (Closes issue #18168. Reported, patched by FeyFre)
* Fix thread blocking issue in the sip TCP/TLS implementation.
   (Closes issue #18497. Reported by vois. Tested by vois, rossbeer, 
   Freddi_Fonet. Patched by dvossel)
* Don't delay DTMF in core bridge while listening for DTMF features.
   (Closes issue #15642, #16625. Reported by jasonshugart, sharvanek. 
Tested by
   globalnetinc, jde. Patched by oej, twilson)
* Fix chan_local crashs in local_fixup()
   Thanks OEJ for tracking down the issue and submitting the patch.
   (Closes issue #19053. Reported, patched by oej)
* Don't offer video to directmedia callee unless caller offered it as well
   (Closes issue #19195. Reported, patched by one47)

Additionally security announcements AST-2011-008, AST-2011-010, and
AST-2011-011 have been resolved in this release.

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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