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Wireshark is the world’s most popular network protocol analyzer. It is used for troubleshooting, analysis, development and education.
The following vulnerabilities have been fixed:
The PKTC dissector could crash. (Bug 12206)
The PKTC dissector could crash. (Bug 12242)
The IAX2 dissector could go into an infinite loop. (Bug 12260)
Wireshark and TShark could exhaust the stack. (Bug 12268)
The GSM CBCH dissector could crash. (Bug 12278)
The NCP dissector could crash. (Bug 12293)
The following bugs have been fixed:
- wlan, wlan_mgt, Length error shown for IE BSS AC Access Delay/WAPI Parameter Set (68). (Bug 12223)
- RPC/NFS incorrectly decodes as ACAP. (Bug 12265)
- Wireshark mistakenly flags CF-End packets as being Malformed. (Bug 12266)
- ASTERIX Category 48 Reserved Expansion Field. (Bug 12267)
- Dissector bug, failed assertion, proto_desegment pinfo→can_desegment. (Bug 12285)
- Malformed Packet: RTP. (Bug 12339)
- Incorrect error on MPA pdu length on iWARP packets. (Bug 12348)
Windows installers and PortableApps® packages are dual signed using SHA-1 and SHA-256 in order to comply with Microsoft Authenticode policy. Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 users should ensure that update 3123479 is installed. Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 users should ensure that hotfix 2763674 is installed.
ACAP, Asterix, GPRS LLC, GSM, IAX2, IEEE 802.11, INAP, iWARP MPA, Kerberos, MySQL, NCP, RTP, and SMB
Wireshark source code and installation packages are available from https://www.wireshark.org/download.html.
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.
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.
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)
Application crash when changing real-time option. (Bug 4035)
Hex pane display issue after startup. (Bug 4056)
Packet list rows are oversized. (Bug 4357)
Wireshark and TShark will display incorrect delta times in some cases. (Bug 4985)
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.
A complete FAQ is available on the Wireshark web site.
- WLAN packet capture and transmission
- Full 802.11 a/b/g/n support
- View management, control and data frames
- Multi-channel aggregation (with multiple adapters)