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 can cause a Denial of Service condition via specially crafted packets.
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-1.12.2"