CVE-2010-3844

NameCVE-2010-3844
DescriptionAn unchecked sscanf() call in ettercap before 0.7.5 allows an insecure temporary settings file to overflow a static-sized buffer on the stack.
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)
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs600130

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
ettercapsource(unstable)1:0.7.4-1unimportant600130

Notes

Very far-fetched attack vector

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