DescriptionThe radius_get_attribute function in dissectors/ec_radius.c in Ettercap 0.8.1 performs an incorrect cast, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, which triggers a stack-based buffer overflow.
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 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
buster, sid1:0.8.2-10fixed

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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