|Bugzilla:||972687: CVE-2013-4082 wireshark: Heap-based buffer overflow in the Ixia IxVeriWave file parser (wnpa-sec-2013-40)|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
The vwr_read function in wiretap/vwr.c in the Ixia IxVeriWave file parser in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.8 does not validate the relationship between a record length and a trailer length, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow and application crash) via a crafted packet.
Not Vulnerable. This issue does not affect the version of wireshark as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.
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