The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update to wireshark in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5 may address this flaw.
This issue was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0924.html.
CVSS v2 metrics
NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.
|Access Vector||Adjacent Network|
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Red Hat Security Errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (wireshark)||RHSA-2011:0370||2011-03-21|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (wireshark)||RHSA-2011:0370||2011-03-21|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (wireshark)||RHSA-2010:0924||2010-11-30|
Affected Packages State
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3||wireshark||Affected|