Ben Schmidt discovered a flaw in the Wireshark ASSA R3 dissector. Wireshark could stop responding if it read a malformed packet off a network, or opened a malicious dump file. This issue affects Wireshark versions 1.10.0 to 1.10.1 and 1.8.0 to 1.8.9. It is fixed in versions 1.10.2 and 1.8.10.
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1007258]
Not Vulnerable. This issue does not affect the version of wireshark as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.
This issue affects the version of wireshark as shipped with Fedora 18 and 19.