CVE-2014-9378

NameCVE-2014-9378
DescriptionEttercap 0.8.1 does not validate certain return values, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted (1) name to the parse_line function in mdns_spoof/mdns_spoof.c or (2) base64 encoded password to the dissector_imap function in dissectors/ec_imap.c.
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NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs773416

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ettercap (PTS)jessie (security), jessie1:0.8.1-3+deb8u1fixed
stretch1:0.8.2-6fixed
buster, sid1:0.8.2-10fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ettercapsource(unstable)1:0.8.1-3high773416
ettercapsourcesqueeze(not affected)

Notes

[squeeze] - ettercap <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present according to upstream author in https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=773416#20)

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