Bug 1447316 (CVE-2017-8366) - CVE-2017-8366 ettercap: Heap-based buffer overflow in strescape function in ec_strings.c
Summary: CVE-2017-8366 ettercap: Heap-based buffer overflow in strescape function in e...
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Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: CVE-2017-8366
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1447317 1447318
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-05-02 12:15 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:11 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:11:49 UTC


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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.

Upstream bug report:

https://github.com/Ettercap/ettercap/issues/792

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.


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