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I agree with the others that 'sent a packet' is an incredibly broad statement, but it's already been passed on 2nd hand from a script kiddie who may not even understand the exploit in the first place. I assume he's probably exploiting a buffer overflow or other low-level bug in the communication layer. Such exploits are specific to the particular app, ...
I raised Issue #576 on the ettercap GitHub repository for clarification. The official response is that ettercap will inject the raw contents of any file into a packet (or into its own packet, if used in conjunction with the drop() command). It does not require any particular file format.
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