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Date: Thu, 08 Sep 2011 10:38:57 -0700
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I'm proud to announce the release of Wireshark 1.6.2.

What is Wireshark?

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

What's New

  Bug Fixes

   The following vulnerabilities have been fixed.

     o wnpa-sec-2011-12

       A large loop in the OpenSafety dissector could cause a crash.
       (Bug 6138)

       Versions affected: 1.6.0 to 1.6.1.

     o wnpa-sec-2011-13

       A malformed IKE packet could consume excessive resources.

       Versions affected: 1.4.0 to 1.4.8, 1.6.0 to 1.6.1.


     o wnpa-sec-2011-14

       A malformed capture file could result in an invalid root
       tvbuff and cause a crash. (Bug 6135)

       Versions affected: 1.6.0 to 1.6.1.

     o wnpa-sec-2011-15

       Wireshark could run arbitrary Lua scripts. (Bug 6136)

       Versions affected: 1.4.0 to 1.4.8, 1.6.0 to 1.6.1.

     o wnpa-sec-2011-16

       The CSN.1 dissector could crash. (Bug 6139)

       Versions affected: 1.6.0 to 1.6.1.

   The following bugs have been fixed:

     o configure ignores (partially) LDFLAGS. (Bug 5607)

     o Build fails when it tries to #include <getopt.h>, not present
       in Solaris 9. (Bug 5608)

     o Unable to configure zero length SNMP Engine ID. (Bug 5731)

     o BACnet who-is request device range values are not decoded
       correctly in the packet details window. (Bug 5769)

     o H.323 RAS packets missing from packet counts in
       "Telephony->VoIP Calls" and the "Flow Graph" for the call.
       (Bug 5848)

     o Wireshark crashes if sercosiii module isn't installed. (Bug

     o Editcap could create invalid pcap files when converting from
       JPEG. (Bug 6010)

     o Timestamp is incorrectly decoded for ICMP Timestamp Response
       packets from MS Windows. (Bug 6114)

     o Malformed Packet in decode for BGP-AD update. (Bug 6122)

     o Wrong display of CSN_BIT in CSN.1. (Bug 6151)

     o Fix CSN_RECURSIVE_TARRAY last bit error in packet-csn1.c. (Bug

     o Wireshark cannot display Reachable time & Retrans timer in
       IPv6 RA messages. (Bug 6168)

     o ReadPropertyMultiple-ACK not correctly dissected. (Bug 6178)

     o GTPv2 dissectors should treat gtpv2_ccrsi as optional. (Bug

     o BGP : AS_PATH attribute was decode wrong. (Bug 6188)

     o Fixes for SCPS TCP option. (Bug 6194)

     o Offset calculated incorrectly for sFlow extended data. (Bug

     o [Enter] key behavior varies when manually typing display
       filters. (Bug 6228)

     o Contents of pcapng EnhancedPacketBlocks with comments aren't
       displayed. (Bug 6229)

     o Misdecoding 3G Neighbour Cell Information Element in SI2quater
       message due to a coding typo. (Bug 6237)

     o Mis-spelled word "unknown" in assorted files. (Bug 6244)

     o tshark run with -Tpdml makes a seg fault. (Bug 6245)

     o btl2cap extended window shows wrong bit. (Bug 6257)

     o NDMP dissector incorrectly represents
       "ndmp.bytes_left_to_read" as signed. (Bug 6262)

     o TShark/dumpcap skips capture duration flag occasionally. (Bug

     o File types with no snaplen written out with a zero snaplen in
       pcap-ng files. (Bug 6289)

     o Wireshark improperly parsing 802.11 Beacon Country Information
       tag. (Bug 6264)

     o ERF records with extension headers not written out correctly
       to pcap or pcap-ng files. (Bug 6265)

     o RTPS2: MAX_BITMAP_SIZE is defined incorrectly. (Bug 6276)

     o Copying from RTP stream analysis copies 1st line many times.
       (Bug 6279)

     o Wrong display of CSN_BIT under CSN_UNION. (Bug 6287)

     o MEGACO context tracking fix - context id reuse. (Bug 6311)

  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

   BACapp, Bluetooth L2CAP, CSN.1, DCERPC, GSM A RR, GTPv2, ICMP,
   ICMPv6, IKE, MEGACO, MSISDN, NDMP, OpenSafety, RTPS2, sFlow, SNMP,

  New and Updated Capture File Support

   CommView, pcap-ng, JPEG.

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

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.

Known Problems

   Wireshark might make your system disassociate from a wireless
   network on OS X 10.4. (Bug 1315)

   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 display filters (-R) no longer
   works. (Bug 2234)

   The 64-bit Windows installer does not ship with libsmi. (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)

   Summary pane selected frame highlighting not maintained. (Bug

   Wireshark and TShark will display incorrect delta times in some
   cases. (Bug 4985 and bug 5580)

Getting Help

   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.

   Training is available from Wireshark University.

Frequently Asked Questions

   A complete FAQ is available on the Wireshark web site.


wireshark-1.6.2.tar.bz2: 21408664 bytes

wireshark-win32-1.6.2.exe: 19541182 bytes

wireshark-win64-1.6.2.exe: 22735486 bytes

wireshark-1.6.2.u3p: 26018896 bytes

WiresharkPortable-1.6.2.paf.exe: 20441315 bytes

Wireshark 1.6.2 Intel 32.dmg: 20416299 bytes
MD5(Wireshark 1.6.2 Intel 32.dmg)=40f725e5342f39f80171cf8bad959f02
SHA1(Wireshark 1.6.2 Intel 32.dmg)=48ba95c9ac438a19b819406f47e31b3080c33ff5
RIPEMD160(Wireshark 1.6.2 Intel

Wireshark 1.6.2 Intel 64.dmg: 19961860 bytes
MD5(Wireshark 1.6.2 Intel 64.dmg)=32f691b3749b1747d215704103892559
SHA1(Wireshark 1.6.2 Intel 64.dmg)=d0d4f4621d975ab0d8e04dc290909743415ccb0d
RIPEMD160(Wireshark 1.6.2 Intel

Wireshark 1.6.2 PPC 32.dmg: 21117047 bytes
MD5(Wireshark 1.6.2 PPC 32.dmg)=f135c38e7d24d8efa9c616ab4a613f8b
SHA1(Wireshark 1.6.2 PPC 32.dmg)=8a66f59088080b9a3a958603ef8bbf83ce27cdf3
RIPEMD160(Wireshark 1.6.2 PPC

patch-wireshark-1.6.1-to-1.6.2.diff.bz2: 649149 bytes
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