Wireshark is a program for monitoring network traffic. Wireshark waspreviously known as Ethereal.Multiple buffer overflow flaws were found in the Wireshark SigCompUniversal Decompressor Virtual Machine (UDVM) dissector. If Wireshark reada malformed packet off a network or opened a malicious dump file, it couldcrash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code as the user running Wireshark.(CVE-2010-2287, CVE-2010-2995)Several denial of service flaws were found in Wireshark. Wireshark couldcrash or stop responding if it read a malformed packet off a network, oropened a malicious dump file. (CVE-2010-1455, CVE-2010-2283, CVE-2010-2284,CVE-2010-2286)Users of Wireshark should upgrade to these updated packages, which containWireshark version 1.0.15, and resolve these issues. All running instancesof Wireshark must be restarted for the update to take effect.