It was reported that Wireshark's Frame metadissector could crash. 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 is reported to affect Wireshark versions 1.10.0 to 1.10.7. It is fixed in 1.10.8.
The version of Wireshark in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6 is older than 1.10.x, and should not be affected. The version of Wireshark in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 is affected.
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1109036]
This issue does not affect the versions of wireshark as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6. It does affect the versions of wireshark as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having Moderate security impact, a future update may address this flaw.
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):