DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in the nbns_spoof function in plug-ins/nbns_spoof/nbns_spoof.c in Ettercap 0.8.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via a large netbios packet.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs773416

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ettercap (PTS)bullseye1:
trixie, sid1:

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ettercapsourcesqueeze(not affected)


[squeeze] - ettercap <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present according to upstream author in

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