Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Wireshark, the worst of which allows remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service condition.
|net-analyzer/wireshark on all architectures
Wireshark is a network protocol analyzer formerly known as ethereal.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Wireshark. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to process a specially crafted network packet using Wireshark, possibly resulting a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Wireshark users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/wireshark-2.2.6"