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Debian Security Advisory DSA 749-1 (ettercap)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to ettercap announced via advisory DSA 749-1. A vulnerability was discovered in the ettercap package which could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system running ettercap. The old stable distribution (woody) did not include ettercap.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (sarge), this problem has been fixed in version 0.7.1-1sarge1. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 0.7.3-1. We recommend that you upgrade your ettercap package. https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20749-1

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