Ettercap: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201505-01

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Ettercap, the worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Packages

net-analyzer/ettercap on all architectures
Affected versions < 0.8.2
Unaffected versions >= 0.8.2

Background

Ettercap is a comprehensive suite for man in the middle attacks.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Ettercap. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Ettercap users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/ettercap-0.8.2"
 

References

Release Date
May 13, 2015

Latest Revision
May 13, 2015: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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