|Bugzilla:||676232: CVE-2011-0538 Wireshark: memory corruption when reading a malformed pcap file (upstream bug #5652)|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
Wireshark 1.2.0 through 1.2.14, 1.4.0 through 1.4.3, and 1.5.0 frees an uninitialized pointer during processing of a .pcap file in the pcap-ng format, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a malformed file.
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Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (wireshark)||RHSA-2011:0370||March 21, 2011|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (wireshark)||RHSA-2011:0370||March 21, 2011|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (wireshark)||RHSA-2011:0369||March 21, 2011|
This issue was discovered by Huzaifa Sidhpurwala of the Red Hat Security Response Team.
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