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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 LDSS dissector could crash. (Bug 14615)
Multiple dissectors could consume excessive memory. (Bug 14678)
The DNS dissector could crash. (Bug 14681)
The GSM A DTAP dissector could crash. (Bug 14688)
The Q.931 dissector could crash. (Bug 14689)
Multiple dissectors could crash. (Bug 14703)
The following bugs have been fixed:
- Double "Full Screen" menu item on macOS. (Bug 13366)
- Segmentation fault when switching profiles. (Bug 14316)
- extcap: InterfaceToolbar control pipe broken. (Bug 14532)
- SIP Response-time not being well calculated. (Bug 14551)
- HP-UX HP ANSI C requires -Wp,-H200000 flag to compile. (Bug 14554)
- Power Capability tag interpreted incorrectly. (Bug 14593)
- Issue while building latest version of wireshark 2.4.6. (Bug 14597)
- SMB2 Write requests not displayed. (Bug 14598)
- Wrong default file format chosen in when saving a capture with comments added if the original format doesn’t support comments. (Bug 14601)
- ui/macosx directory missing from source release tarball. (Bug 14627)
- Wireshark 2.9.0 snapshot crashes/segfaults on Windows when launched with -k or -i. (Bug 14632)
- File missing from release tarball. (Bug 14634)
- Remove: HACK to support UHD’s weird header offset on data packets. (Bug 14641)
- WinSparkle 0.5.6 is out of date and is buggy. (Bug 14642)
- RTMPT: incorrect dissection of multiple RTMP packets within a single TCP packet. (Bug 14650)
- Erroneous MAC-LTE Dissection for Sidelink Shared Channel Packets. (Bug 14669)
- Files missing from docbook CMake file. (Bug 14676)
BATADV, BT LE LL, BVLC, DLT_USER, DNS, GSM A BSSMAP, GSM A DTAP, GSM A GM, GTP, GTPv2, IEEE 802.11, LAPDm, LDSS, Logcat Text, LwM2M-TLV, MAC LTE, MP2T, MPEG PES, NBSS, Q.931, RSL, RTMPT, S7COMM, SIP, TCP, and VITA 49
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)
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.