Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] WhatsApp dissector
From: Jaap Keuter <[email protected]>
Date: Sun, 03 Feb 2013 21:59:18 +0100

And don't forget to fuzztest this thing, using as many capture files as you
have. All this stuff you can find here:


On 02/02/2013 06:03 PM, Tyson Key wrote:
> Hi David,
> That sounds like a pretty interesting dissector, to me. In order to kick-start
> the contribution process, I recommend doing the following:
>   * Registering at http://bugs.wireshark.org
>   * Converting your code into a "build-in" dissector (a relatively trivial
>     process that involves removing the plug-in configuration source file,
>     checking the use of certain APIs, and then modifying
>     /epan/dissectors/Makefile.common, and /epan/CMakeLists.txt*)*
>   * Generating an SVN Diff-style patch, after placing your new source files in
>     /epan/dissectors
>   * Filing a new bug at Bugs.Wireshark.org <http://Bugs.Wireshark.org> -taking
>     care to attach your patch, and preferably a trace file that exercises it
> I hope that helps.
> Thanks,
> Tyson.
> 2013/2/1 David Guillen Fandos <[email protected] <mailto:[email protected]>>
>     Hello folks,
>     I've developed a WhatsApp protocol dissector. Are you interested in merging
>     the plugin in wireshark source?
>     The plugin features packet dissection with decryption (only if the key is
>     known). It's still very basic but very useful for protocol implementation
>     and testing. I used it successfully to test a PC whatsapp client.
>     Thank you,
>     David