Asterisk VoIP platform open to DDoS attacks

Tuesday, 18 July 2006, 9:10 PM EST

A flaw in the Asterisk IP PBX platform reported last week could result in a denial-of-service attack that would disrupt a business' VoIP or VoIP-to-PSTN gateway service.

Asterisk is an open-source IP telephony and messaging platform that runs on Linux, BSD and Mac OSX servers, and can be used as a complete office phone system, or to add IP-enabled services - such as messaging or gateways - to a mixed TDM/IP phone network.

At Network World.

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