Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 842518
CVE-2012-4049 wireshark: Excessive CPU usage in NFS dissector
Last modified: 2014-04-23 16:48:42 EDT
An infinite loop was found in the way NFS dissector of the Wireshark network traffic analyzer processed certain NFS packets. If Wireshark read a malformed packet off a network or opened a malicious packet capture file, it could lead to denial of service (Wireshark hang).
Though there is no news from upstream about the wrong bug mentioned in their advisory, looking at the commit logs suggests that the issue is actually:
Not Vulnerable. This issue does not affect the version of wireshark as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue
Affects: fedora-all [bug 842531]