Ettercap is a comprehensive suite for man in the middle attacks.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Ettercap. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.
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"