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Wireshark-announce: [Wireshark-announce] Wireshark 3.4.0rc1 is now available

From: Wireshark announcements <wireshark-announce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2020 16:55:12 -0700
I'm proud to announce the release of Wireshark 3.4.0rc1.

 This is the first release candidate for Wireshark 3.4.

 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

  Many improvements have been made. See the “New and Updated Features”
  section below for more details.

  New and Updated Features

   The following features are new (or have been significantly updated)
   since version 3.3.1:

     • The Protobuf fields defined as google.protobuf.Timestamp type of
       Protobuf standard library can now be dissected as Wireshark
       fields of absolute time type.

   The following features are new (or have been significantly updated)
   since version 3.3.0:

     • The Windows installers now ship with Npcap 1.00. They previously
       shipped with Npcap 0.9997.

     • The Windows installers now ship with Qt 5.15.1. They previously
       shipped with Qt 5.12.8.

   The following features are new (or have been significantly updated)
   since version 3.2.0:

     • Windows executables and installers are now signed using SHA-2

     • Save RTP stream to .au supports any codec with 8000 Hz rate
       supported by Wireshark (shown in RTP player). If save of audio is
       not possible (unsupported codec or rate), silence of same length
       is saved and warning is shown.

     • Asynchronous DNS resolution is always enabled. As a result, the
       c-ares library is now a required dependency.

     • Protobuf fields can be dissected as Wireshark (header) fields
       that allows user input the full names of Protobuf fields or
       messages in Filter toolbar for searching.

     • Dissectors based on Protobuf can register themselves to a new
       'protobuf_field' dissector table, which is keyed with the full
       names of fields, for further parsing fields of BYTES or STRING

     • Wireshark is able to decode, play, and save iLBC payload on
       platforms where the iLBC library[2] is available.

     • Wireshark is able to decode, play, and save opus payload on
       platforms where the opus library[3] is available.

     • “Decode As” entries can now be copied from other profiles using a
       button in the dialog.

     • sshdump can now be copied to multiple instances. Each instance
       will show up a different interface and will have its own profile.

     • The main window now supports a packet diagram view, which shows
       each packet as a textbook-style diagram.

     • Filter buttons (“Preferences → Filter Buttons”) can be grouped by
       using “//” as a path separator in the filter button label.

     • IPP Over USB packets can now be dissected and displayed

  New Protocol Support

   Arinc 615A (A615A), Asphodel Protocol, AudioCodes Debug Recording
   (ACDR), Bluetooth HCI ISO (BT HCI ISO), Cisco MisCabling Protocol
   (MCP), Community ID Flow Hashing (CommunityID), DCE/RPC
   IRemoteWinspool SubSystem, (IREMOTEWINSPOOL), Dynamic Link Exchange
   Protocol (DLEP), EAP Generalized Pre-Shared Key (EAP-GPSK), EAP
   Password Authenticated Exchange (EAP-PAX), EAP Pre-Shared Key
   (EAP-PSK), EAP Shared-secret Authentication and Key Establishment
   (EAP-SAKE), Fortinet Single Sign-on (FSSO), FTDI Multi-Protocol
   Synchronous Serial Engine (FTDI MPSSE), Hypertext Transfer Protocol
   Version 3 (HTTP3), ILDA Digital Network (IDN), Java Debug Wire
   Protocol (JDWP), LBM Stateful Resolution Service (LBMSRS), Lithionics
   Battery Management, OBSAI UDP-based Communication Protocol (UDPCP),
   Palo Alto Heartbeat Backup (PA-HB-Bak), ScyllaDB RPC, Technically
   Enhanced Capture Module Protocol (TECMP), Tunnel Extensible
   Authentication Protocol (TEAP), UDP based FTP w/ multicast V5
   (UFTP5), and USB Printer (USBPRINTER)

  Updated Protocol Support

   Too many protocols have been updated to list here.

  New and Updated Capture File Support

   MP4 (ISO/IEC 14496-12)

 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[4] 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’sQ&A site[5] 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[6].

  Bugs and feature requests can be reported on the issue tracker[7].

 Frequently Asked Questions

  A complete FAQ is available on the Wireshark web site[8].

  Last updated 2020-10-22 22:40:20 UTC




wireshark-3.4.0rc1.tar.xz: 32500352 bytes

Wireshark-win64-3.4.0rc1.exe: 61367144 bytes

Wireshark-win32-3.4.0rc1.exe: 56423320 bytes

Wireshark-win32-3.4.0rc1.msi: 44675072 bytes

Wireshark-win64-3.4.0rc1.msi: 49745920 bytes

WiresharkPortable_3.4.0rc1.paf.exe: 115366568 bytes

Wireshark 3.4.0rc1 Intel 64.dmg: 127586348 bytes
SHA256(Wireshark 3.4.0rc1 Intel 64.dmg)=9c1b83f4e509155c8a899edca4f0dbd546e21bd60fa872cfa3f8a39a2a914f0e
RIPEMD160(Wireshark 3.4.0rc1 Intel 64.dmg)=e1e142cf4f25f15c6c9405aa2106bbe03d8e6578
SHA1(Wireshark 3.4.0rc1 Intel 64.dmg)=ff6fc3576cef824300d09189f8f22c4b163720a0

You can validate these hashes using the following commands (among others):

    Windows: certutil -hashfile Wireshark-win64-x.y.z.exe SHA256
    Linux (GNU Coreutils): sha256sum wireshark-x.y.z.tar.xz
    macOS: shasum -a 256 "Wireshark x.y.z Intel 64.dmg"
    Other: openssl sha256 wireshark-x.y.z.tar.xz

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