What is Wireshark?
Wireshark is the world’s most popular network protocol analyzer. It is used for troubleshooting, analysis, development and education.
We do not ship official 32-bit Windows packages for Wireshark 4.0 and later. If you need to use Wireshark on that platform, we recommend using the latest 3.6 release. Issue 17779
If you’re running Wireshark on macOS and upgraded to macOS 13 from an earlier version, you will likely have to open and run the “Uninstall ChmodBPF” package, then open and run “Install ChmodBPF” in order to reset the ChmodBPF Launch Daemon. Issue 18734.
The following vulnerabilities have been fixed:
wnpa-sec-2023-09 RPCoRDMA dissector crash. Issue 18852.
wnpa-sec-2023-10 LISP dissector large loop. Issue 18900.
wnpa-sec-2023-11 GQUIC dissector crash Issue 18947.
The following bugs have been fixed:
Wireshark ITS Dissector RTCMEM wrong protocol version selector 2 - should use 1. Issue 18862.
Wireshark treats the letter E in SSRC as an exponential representation of a number. Issue 18879.
VNC RRE Parser skips over data. Issue 18883.
sshdump coredump when --remote-interface is left empty. Issue 18904.
Fuzz job crash output: fuzz-2023-03-17-7298.pcap. Issue 18917.
Fuzz job crash output: fuzz-2023-03-27-7564.pcap. Issue 18934.
RFC8925 support (dhcp option 108) Issue 18943.
DIS dissector shows an incorrect state in the packet list info column. Issue 18967.
RTP analysis shows incorrect timestamp error when timestamp is rolled over. Issue 18973.
Asterisk (*) key crash on Endpoint/Conversation dialog. Issue 18975.
The RTP player waveform now synchronizes better with audio.
New and Updated Features
There are no new or updated features in this release.
Removed Features and Support
New Protocol Support
There are no new protocols in this release.
Updated Protocol Support
DHCP, DIS, DNS, ERF, FF, genl, GQUIC, GSM A-bis OML, HL7, IEEE 802.11, ITS, LAPD, netfilter, netlink-route, netlink-sock_diag, nl80211, RLC, RPCoRDMA, RTPS, SCTP, SMB, UDS, VNC, and WCP
New and Updated Capture File Support
There is no new or updated capture file support in this release.
Netmon and NetScaler
New File Format Decoding Support
There is no new or updated file format support 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
tshark -G folders to find the default locations on your system.
The User’s Guide, manual pages and various other documentation can be found at https://www.wireshark.org/docs/
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.
Bugs and feature requests can be reported on the issue tracker.
You can learn protocol analysis and meet Wireshark’s developers at SharkFest.
How You Can Help
The Wireshark Foundation helps as many people as possible understand their networks as much as possible. You can find out more and donate at wiresharkfoundation.org.
Frequently Asked Questions
A complete FAQ is available on the Wireshark web site.