[asterisk-users] Asterisk 12.8.0 Now Available

Asterisk Development Team asteriskteam at digium.com
Mon Dec 15 11:40:02 CST 2014

The Asterisk Development Team has announced the release of Asterisk 12.8.0.
This release is available for immediate download at

The release of Asterisk 12.8.0 resolves several issues reported by the
community and would have not been possible without your participation.
Thank you!

The following are the issues resolved in this release:

Bugs fixed in this release:
 * ASTERISK-24480 - res_http_websockets: Module reference decrease
      below zero (Reported by Corey Farrell)
 * ASTERISK-24482 - func_talkdetect: Fix stasis message leak in
      audiohook callback (Reported by Corey Farrell)
 * ASTERISK-24487 - configuration: sections should be loadable as
      template even when not marked (Reported by Scott Griepentrog)
 * ASTERISK-20127 - [Regression] Config.c config_text_file_load()
      unescapes semicolons ("\;" -> ";") turning them into comments
      (corruption) on rewrite of a config file (Reported by George
 * ASTERISK-24438 - res_pjsip_multihomed.so blocks Asterisk reload
      when DNS settings invalid (Reported by Melissa Shepherd)
 * ASTERISK-24307 - Unintentional memory retention in stringfields
      (Reported by Etienne Lessard)
 * ASTERISK-24491 - Memory leak in res_hep (Reported by Zane
 * ASTERISK-24492 - main/file.c: ast_filestream sometimes causes
      extra calls to ast_module_unref (Reported by Corey Farrell)
 * ASTERISK-24447 - Bridge DTMF hooks: Audio doesn't pass when
      waiting for more matching digits. (Reported by Richard Mudgett)
 * ASTERISK-24257 - agent must dial acceptdtmf twice to bridge to
      queue caller (Reported by Steve Pitts)
 * ASTERISK-24504 - chan_console: Fix reference leaks to pvt
      (Reported by Corey Farrell)
 * ASTERISK-24468 - Incoming UCS2 encoded SMS truncated if SMS
      length exceeds 50 (roughly) national symbols (Reported by
      Dmitriy Bubnov)
 * ASTERISK-24500 - Regression introduced in chan_mgcp by SVN
      revision r227276 (Reported by Xavier Hienne)
 * ASTERISK-24505 - manager: http connections leak references
      (Reported by Corey Farrell)
 * ASTERISK-24502 - Build fails when dev-mode, dont optimize and
      coverage are enabled (Reported by Corey Farrell)
 * ASTERISK-24444 - PBX: Crash when generating extension for
      pattern matching hint (Reported by Leandro Dardini)
 * ASTERISK-24489 - Crash: Asterisk crashes when converting RTCP
      packet to JSON for res_hep_rtcp and report blocks are greater
      than 1 (Reported by Gregory Malsack)
 * ASTERISK-24498 - Segmentation fault in res_hep_rtcp on attended
      transfer (Reported by Beppo Mazzucato)
 * ASTERISK-24501 - ARI: Moving a channel between bridges followed
      by a hangup can cause an ARI client to not receive an expected
      ChannelLeftBridge event before StasisEnd (Reported by Matt
 * ASTERISK-24336 - PJSIP timer_min_se value under 90 causes crash
      (Reported by Leon Rowland)
 * ASTERISK-23651 - Reloading some modules that are loaded already,
      results in 'No such module' before a successful reload (Reported
      by Rusty Newton)
 * ASTERISK-24522 - ConfBridge: delay occurs between kicking all
      endmarked users when last marked user leaves (Reported by Matt
 * ASTERISK-15242 - transmit_refer leaks sip_refer structures
      (Reported by David Woolley)
 * ASTERISK-24508 - pjsip - REFER request from SNOM is rejected
      with "400 bad request" - DEBUG shows "Received a REFER without a
      parseable Refer-To" (Reported by Beppo Mazzucato)
 * ASTERISK-24535 - stringfields: Fix regression from fix for
      unintentional memory retention and another issue exposed by the
      fix (Reported by Corey Farrell)
 * ASTERISK-24471 - Crash - assert_fail in libc in
      pjmedia_sdp_neg_negotiate from /usr/local/lib/libpjmedia.so.2
      (Reported by yaron nahum)
 * ASTERISK-24528 - res_pjsip_refer: Sending INVITE with Replaces
      in-dialog with invalid target causes crash (Reported by Joshua
 * ASTERISK-24531 - res_pjsip_acl: ACLs not applied on initial
      module load (Reported by Matt Jordan)
 * ASTERISK-24469 - Security Vulnerability: Mixed IPv4/IPv6 ACLs
      allow blocked addresses through (Reported by Matt Jordan)
 * ASTERISK-24533 - 2 threads created per chan_sip entry (Reported
      by xrobau)
 * ASTERISK-24516 - [patch]Asterisk segfaults when playing back
      voicemail under high concurrency with an IMAP backend (Reported
      by David Duncan Ross Palmer)
 * ASTERISK-24572 - [patch]App_meetme is loaded without its
      defaults when the configuration file is missing (Reported by
      Nuno Borges)
 * ASTERISK-24573 - [patch]Out of sync conversation recording when
      divided in multiple recordings (Reported by Nuno Borges)
 * ASTERISK-24537 - Stasis: StasisStart/StasisEnd events are not
      reliably transmitted during transfers (Reported by Matt Jordan)

Improvements made in this release:
 * ASTERISK-24279 - Documentation: Clarify the behaviour of the CDR
      property 'unanswered' (Reported by Matt Jordan)
 * ASTERISK-24283 - [patch]Microseconds precision in the eventtime
      column in the cel_odbc module (Reported by Etienne Lessard)
 * ASTERISK-24530 - [patch] app_record stripping 1/4 second from
      recordings (Reported by Ben Smithurst)
 * ASTERISK-24577 - Speed up loopback switches by avoiding unneeded
      lookups (Reported by Birger "WIMPy" Harzenetter)

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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