GLSA-201505-01 : Ettercap: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 83443


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201505-01 (Ettercap: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Ettercap. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Ettercap users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/ettercap-0.8.2'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 83443

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201505-01.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/05/14

Modified: 2015/05/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:ettercap, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/05/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6395, CVE-2014-6396, CVE-2014-9376, CVE-2014-9377, CVE-2014-9378, CVE-2014-9379, CVE-2014-9380, CVE-2014-9381

BID: 71689, 71690, 71691, 71693, 71695, 71696, 71697, 71698

GLSA: 201505-01