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.
Upstream bug report:
Created ettercap tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: epel-6 [bug 1447317]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1447318]
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