A buffer exception handling vulnerability was found in wireshark. 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 affects versions 1.6.0 to 1.6.1 and has been fixed in version 1.6.2
This issue affects the versions of wireshark shipped with Fedora-14, Fedora-15
and the upcoming Fedora-16 and has been fixed via the following security
Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of wireshark as shipped
with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5, or 6.
This issue was assigned the name CVE-2011-3483.