CVE-2014-9381

NameCVE-2014-9381
DescriptionInteger signedness error in the dissector_cvs function in dissectors/ec_cvs.c in Ettercap 0.8.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted password, which triggers a large memory allocation.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-126-1
NVD severitymedium (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)1:0.8.1-3medium773416
ettercapsourcesqueeze1:0.7.3-2.1+squeeze2mediumDLA-126-1

Notes

Patch for squeeze in https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=773416#20

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