Wireshark is a program for monitoring network traffic. Wireshark waspreviously known as Ethereal.A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the Wireshark Local DownloadSharing Service (LDSS) dissector. If Wireshark read a malformed packet offa network or opened a malicious dump file, it could crash or, possibly,execute arbitrary code as the user running Wireshark. (CVE-2010-4300)A denial of service flaw was found in Wireshark. Wireshark could crash orstop responding if it read a malformed packet off a network, or opened amalicious dump file. (CVE-2010-3445)Users of Wireshark should upgrade to these updated packages, which containWireshark version 1.2.13, and resolve these issues. All running instancesof Wireshark must be restarted for the update to take effect.