CVE-2005-1796

NameCVE-2005-1796
DescriptionFormat string vulnerability in the curses_msg function in the Ncurses interface (ec_curses.c) for Ettercap before 0.7.3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-749-1
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs311615

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ettercap (PTS)stretch1:0.8.2-6fixed
buster1:0.8.2-10fixed
bullseye1:0.8.3.1-3fixed
bookworm, sid1:0.8.3.1-4fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ettercapsourcesarge1:0.7.1-1sarge1mediumDSA-749-1
ettercapsource(unstable)1:0.7.1-1.1311615

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