It was reported that Wireshark's Ascend file parser 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 flaw is fixed in the following Wireshark versions: 2.0.1, 1.12.9.
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1296097]