A denial of service flaw was found in the way ASN.1 BER dissector of Wireshark, a network traffic analyzer, processed certain ASN.1 BER packet capture files. Remote attacker could provide a specially-crafted ASN.1 BER packet capture file that, when processed would lead to tshark executable crash.
Upstream bug report:
This issue has been split from bug 965193, please see the following link for more details:
Not Vulnerable. This issue does not affect the version of wireshark as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.
This issue does not affect the version of wireshark as shipped with Fedora 17 and Fedora 18