Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 719753
CVE-2011-2597 wireshark: infinite loop DoS in lucent/ascend file parser
Last modified: 2016-03-04 05:52:30 EST
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2011-2597 to
the following vulnerability:
The Lucent/Ascend file parser in Wireshark 1.2.x before 1.2.18, 1.4.x
through 1.4.7, and 1.6.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (infinite loop) via malformed packets.
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue
Affects: fedora-all [bug 719782]
This issue has been addressed in following products:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Via RHSA-2012:0509 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0509.html
This issue did not affect the version of wireshark as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.