An uninitialized variable flaw was found in the CSN.1 dissector of 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 advisories:
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-2011-3482.