VDB-176067 · CVE-2010-3843 · BID 44078

Ettercap 0.7.3 GTK Interface ec_gtk_conf.c gtkui_conf_read stack-based overflow

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Ettercap 0.7.3 (Packet Analyzer Software). This affects the function gtkui_conf_read of the file src/interfaces/gtk/ec_gtk_conf.c of the component GTK Interface. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a stack-based overflow vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-121. A stack-based buffer overflow condition is a condition where the buffer being overwritten is allocated on the stack (i.e., is a local variable or, rarely, a parameter to a function). This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 05/29/2021. It is possible to read the advisory at bugzilla.redhat.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2010-3843. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 74055 (GLSA-201405-12 : Ettercap: Multiple vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Gentoo Local Security Checks.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Tenable (74055) and SecurityFocus (BID 44078†). The entry VDB-145328 is pretty similar.





CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


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Class: Stack-based overflow
CWE: CWE-121 / CWE-119

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 74055
Nessus Name: GLSA-201405-12 : Ettercap: Multiple vulnerabilities
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10/08/2010 🔍
05/19/2014 +1319 days 🔍
05/29/2021 +2567 days 🔍
05/29/2021 +0 days 🔍
06/11/2024 +1109 days 🔍


Advisory: bugzilla.redhat.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2010-3843 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 44078

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Created: 05/29/2021 08:00 AM
Updated: 06/11/2024 03:21 AM
Changes: 05/29/2021 08:00 AM (38), 06/03/2021 10:36 AM (2), 06/11/2024 03:21 AM (20)
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