This is expected to be the final supported version of the 3.2 branch. We really mean it this time.

What is Wireshark?

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

What’s New

This release fixes a forward compatibility issue with the I/O Graphs preferences.

Bug Fixes

The following vulnerabilities have been fixed:

The following bugs have been fixed:

  • Allow for '\0' (NULL) character as filter instead of requiring 0x00 for the character match Issue 16525.

  • Dumpcap with threads reports double received count vs captured Issue 17089.

  • I/O Graphs values reset to default with 3.5 due to change of UAT Issue 17623.

  • TShark stops capturing when capturing with multiple files and packet printing enabled Issue 17654.

  • Wireshark is unable to decode the IMSI IE received in BSSMAP Perform Location request Issue 17667.

  • Crash in flow analysis for TCP Issue 17722.

New and Updated Features

There are no new features in this release.

New Protocol Support

There are no new protocols in this release.

Updated Protocol Support


New and Updated Capture File Support

There is no new or updated capture file support in this release.

Getting Wireshark

Wireshark source code and installation packages are available from

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.

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.

Getting Help

The User’s Guide, manual pages and various other documentation can be found at

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.

Issues and feature requests can be reported on the issue tracker.

Frequently Asked Questions

A complete FAQ is available on the Wireshark web site.