An out of bounds heap read vulnerability in the wiretap library of Wireshark could allow Wireshark to crash when parsing specially crafted pcap file.
In Wireshark 2.6.0 to 2.6.4 and 2.4.0 to 2.4.10, the IxVeriWave file parser could crash. This was addressed in wiretap/vwr.c by adjusting a buffer boundary.
Created wireshark tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1655944]
This issue did not affect the versions of wireshark as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and 7.
Used AV:L as wiretap library is used for reading capture files, rather than packet capture.
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):