Wireshark 1.10.4 Release Notes

1. What is Wireshark?

Wireshark is the world’s most popular network protocol analyzer. It is used for troubleshooting, analysis, development and education.

2. What’s New

2.1. Bug Fixes

The following vulnerabilities have been fixed.

The following bugs have been fixed:

  • "On-the-wire" packet lengths are limited to 65535 bytes. (Bug 8808, bug 9390)
  • Tx MCS set is not interpreted properly in WLAN beacon frame. (Bug 8894)
  • VoIP Graph Analysis window - some calls are black. (Bug 8966)
  • Wireshark fails to decode single-line, multiple Contact: URIs in SIP responses. (Bug 9031)
  • epan/follow.c - Incorrect "bytes missing in capture file" in "check_fragments" due to an unsigned int wraparound?. (Bug 9112)
  • gsm_map doesn’t decode MAPv3 reportSM-DeliveryStatus result. (Bug 9382)
  • Incorrect NFSv4 FATTR4_SECURITY_LABEL value. (Bug 9383)
  • Timestamp decoded for Gigamon trailer is not padded correctly. (Bug 9433)
  • SEL Fast Message Bug-fix for Signed 16-bit Integer Fast Meter Messages. (Bug 9435)
  • DNP3 Bug Fix for Analog Data Sign Bit Handling. (Bug 9442)
  • GSM SMS User Data header fill bits are wrong when using a 7 bits ASCII / IA5 encoding. (Bug 9478)
  • WCDMA RLC dissector cannot assemble PDUs with SNs skipped and wrap-arounded. (Bug 9505)
  • DTLS: fix buffer overflow in mac check. (Bug 9512)
  • [PATCH] Correct data length in SCSI_DATA_IN packets (within iSCSI). (Bug 9521)
  • GSM SMS UDH EMS control expects 4 octets instead of 3 with OPTIONAL 4th. (Bug 9550)
  • Fix "decode as …" for packet-time.c. (Bug 9563)

2.2. New and Updated Features

There are no new features in this release.

2.3. New Protocol Support

There are no new protocols in this release.

2.4. Updated Protocol Support


2.5. New and Updated Capture File Support

and Pcap-ng.

3. Getting Wireshark

Wireshark source code and installation packages are available from http://www.wireshark.org/download.html.

3.1. Vendor-supplied Packages

Most Linux and Unix vendors supply their own Wireshark packages. You can usually install or upgrade Wireshark using the package management system specific to that platform. A list of third-party packages can be found on the download page on the Wireshark web site.

4. File Locations

Wireshark and TShark look in several different locations for preference files, plugins, SNMP MIBS, and RADIUS dictionaries. These locations vary from platform to platform. You can use About→Folders to find the default locations on your system.

5. Known Problems

Dumpcap might not quit if Wireshark or TShark crashes. (Bug 1419)

The BER dissector might infinitely loop. (Bug 1516)

Capture filters aren’t applied when capturing from named pipes. (Bug 1814)

Filtering tshark captures with read filters (-R) no longer works. (Bug 2234)

The 64-bit Windows installer does not support Kerberos decryption. (Win64 development page)

Resolving (Bug 9044) reopens (Bug 3528) so that Wireshark no longer automatically decodes gzip data when following a TCP stream.

Application crash when changing real-time option. (Bug 4035)

Hex pane display issue after startup. (Bug 4056)

Packet list rows are oversized. (Bug 4357)

Summary pane selected frame highlighting not maintained. (Bug 4445)

Wireshark and TShark will display incorrect delta times in some cases. (Bug 4985)

6. Getting Help

Community support is available on Wireshark’s Q&A site and on the wireshark-users mailing list. Subscription information and archives for all of Wireshark’s mailing lists can be found on the web site.

Official Wireshark training and certification are available from Wireshark University.

7. Frequently Asked Questions

A complete FAQ is available on the Wireshark web site.