Public Date:
894092: CVE-2013-0722 ettercap: stack-based buffer overflow when parsing hosts list

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Stack-based buffer overflow in the scan_load_hosts function in ec_scan.c in Ettercap and earlier might allow local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse hosts list containing a long line.

Find out more about CVE-2013-0722 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 3.7
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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