Table of Contents
- 1. What is Wireshark?
- 2. What’s New
- 3. Getting Wireshark
- 4. File Locations
- 5. Known Problems
- 6. Getting Help
- 7. Frequently Asked Questions
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 following bugs have been fixed:
- Confusing "Apply a display filter <Command/>" keyboard shortcut. (Bug 12450)
- VNC Protocol disector : Framebuffer Updates. (Bug 13910)
- DNS LOC RRs with out-of-range longitude or latitude aren’t shown as errors. (Bug 13914)
- DIS Dissector Entity Appearance Record displayed in wrong location. (Bug 13917)
- Win64 CMake bug - (CYGWIN_INSTALL_PATH redefinition) causing missing packages when using CMake 3.9.0. (Bug 13922)
- APL records parsed incorrectly for IPv4 prefixes. (Bug 13923)
- TCAP SRT Analysis incorrectly matched TCAP begins and ends. (Bug 13926)
- E.212: Check length before trying 3-digits MNC. (Bug 13935)
- Crash in Wireshark using Dumper:dump() from Lua. (Bug 13944)
- GTPv2 - decoding issue for Packet Flow ID (type 123). (Bug 13987)
- [oss-fuzz] BGP memleak: ASAN: 276 byte(s) leaked in 5 allocation(s). (Bug 13995)
- Some Infiniband Connect Req fields are not decoded correctly. (Bug 13997)
- 802.11 wlan.ft.subelem.r0kh_id should be sequence of bytes. (Bug 14004)
APL, BGP, DIS, DNS, E.212, GTPv2, IEEE 802.11, InfiniBand, MSDP, MTP2, pcapng MIME, Profinet I/O, SML, TCAP, and VNC
There is no new or updated capture file support in this release.
There are no new or updated capture interfaces supported in this release.
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)
Application crash when changing real-time option. (Bug 4035)
Wireshark and TShark will display incorrect delta times in some cases. (Bug 4985)
Wireshark should let you work with multiple capture files. (Bug 10488)
Dell Backup and Recovery (DBAR) makes many Windows applications crash, including Wireshark. (Bug 12036)
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.