Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3874-1 ettercap -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 09 Jun 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 857035, Bug 861604.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-6430, CVE-2017-8366.
- More information:
Agostino Sarubbo and AromalUllas discovered that ettercap, a network security tool for traffic interception, contains vulnerabilities that allowed an attacker able to provide maliciously crafted filters to cause a denial-of-service via application crash.
For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 1:0.8.1-3+deb8u1.
For the upcoming stable (stretch) and unstable (sid) distributions, these problems have been fixed in version 1:0.8.2-4.
We recommend that you upgrade your ettercap packages.