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Wireshark is the world’s most popular network protocol analyzer. It is used for troubleshooting, analysis, development and education.
This is the final release of Wireshark 1.12. It officially reaches end of life on July 31, 2016. If you are still using Wireshark 1.12 you are encouraged to upgrade to Wireshark 2.0.
The following vulnerabilities have been fixed:
NDS dissector crash. (Bug 12576)
PacketBB crash. (Bug 12577)
WSP infinite loop. (Bug 12594)
MMSE infinite loop. (Bug 12624)
RLC long loop. (Bug 12660)
LDSS dissector crash. (Bug 12662)
RLC dissector crash. (Bug 12664)
OpenFlow long loop. (Bug 12659)
The following bugs have been fixed:
- T30 FCF byte decoding masks DTC, CIG and NCS. (Bug 1918)
- TShark crashes with option "-z io,stat,…" in the presence of negative relative packet timestamps. (Bug 9014)
- Packet size limited during capture msg is repeated in the Info column. (Bug 9826)
- Filter for field name tcp.options.wscale.multiplier cannot exceed 255. (Bug 12525)
- Inconsistent VHT data rate. (Bug 12558)
802.11 Radiotap, LANforge, LDSS, MMSE, PacketBB, PRP, RLC, RTP MIDI, T.30, TCP, VITA 49, WiMax RNG-RSP, and WSP
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.