Bug 1447316 (CVE-2017-8366)

Summary: CVE-2017-8366 ettercap: Heap-based buffer overflow in strescape function in ec_strings.c
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Adam Mariš <amaris>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Description Adam Mariš 2017-05-02 12:15:54 UTC
The strescape function in ec_strings.c in Ettercap 0.8.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted filter that is mishandled by etterfilter.

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Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2017-05-02 12:16:14 UTC
Created ettercap tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-6 [bug 1447317]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1447318]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-08 03:11:49 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.