Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1296065
CVE-2015-8721 wireshark: Zlib decompression crash (wnpa-sec-2015-40)
Last modified: 2016-01-07 01:37:37 EST
It was reported that Wireshark's dissectors that use Zlib decompression could crash. It may be possible to make Wireshark crash by injecting a malformed packet onto the wire or by convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file.
This flaw is fixed in the following Wireshark versions: 2.0.1, 1.12.9.
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1296097]