Wireshark-users: Re: [Wireshark-users] Question regarding capturing DNS packets withtshark
Date: Fri, 6 Jul 2012 01:02:59 +0100

Also, if I do this:

 

tshark -f "udp port 53"

 

I get output like:

 

14.419251  10.180.2.81 -> 10.141.1.160 DNS Standard query response

 14.427052 10.141.1.160 -> 10.180.2.81  DNS Standard query A wap.cingular.mnc410.mcc310.gprs

 14.427236  10.180.2.81 -> 10.141.1.160 DNS Standard query response

 14.427842 10.141.1.160 -> 10.180.2.81  DNS Standard query A m2mdata.mnc033.mcc234.gprs

 14.428024  10.180.2.81 -> 10.141.1.160 DNS Standard query response

 14.435468 10.141.1.160 -> 10.180.2.81  DNS Standard query A wap.cingular.mnc410.mcc310.gprs

 14.435667  10.180.2.81 -> 10.141.1.160 DNS Standard query response

 14.436354 10.141.1.160 -> 10.180.2.81  DNS Standard query A m2mdata.mnc033.mcc234.gprs

 14.436536  10.180.2.81 -> 10.141.1.160 DNS Standard query response

 14.445096 10.141.1.160 -> 10.180.2.81  DNS Standard query A m2mdata.mnc033.mcc234.gprs

 14.445281  10.180.2.81 -> 10.141.1.160 DNS Standard query response

 14.452264 10.141.1.160 -> 10.180.2.81  DNS Standard query A m2mdata.mnc033.mcc234.gprs

 

Question:  Why doesn’t the line containing the “Standard query response” actually print out the response? 

 

Braun Brelin

 

From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of [email protected]
Sent: 06 July 2012 00:57
To: [email protected]; [email protected]
Subject: Re: [Wireshark-users] Question regarding capturing DNS packets withtshark

 

Stuart,

 

Thanks for the response.  I changed it to tshark –s 512 –V port 53 udp.  I’m still not getting what I want here... Here’s some sample output...

 

Domain Name System (response)

    [Request In: 12]

    [Time: 0.000264000 seconds]

    Transaction ID: 0xc837

    Flags: 0x8080 (Standard query response, No error)

        1... .... .... .... = Response: Message is a response

        .000 0... .... .... = Opcode: Standard query (0)

        .... .0.. .... .... = Authoritative: Server is not an authority for domain

        .... ..0. .... .... = Truncated: Message is not truncated

        .... ...0 .... .... = Recursion desired: Don't do query recursively

        .... .... 1... .... = Recursion available: Server can do recursive queries

        .... .... .0.. .... = Z: reserved (0)

        .... .... ..0. .... = Answer authenticated: Answer/authority portion was not authenticated by the server

        .... .... ...0 .... = Non-authenticated data: Unacceptable

        .... .... .... 0000 = Reply code: No error (0)

    Questions: 1

    Answer RRs: 0

    Authority RRs: 13

Queries

        kindleatt1.amazon.com.mnc410.mcc310.gprs: type A, class IN

            Name: kindleatt1.amazon.com.mnc410.mcc310.gprs

            Type: A (Host address)

            Class: IN (0x0001)

Authoritative nameservers

        <Root>: type NS, class IN, ns B.ROOT-SERVERS.NET

            Name: <Root>

            Type: NS (Authoritative name server)

            Class: IN (0x0001)

            Time to live: 41 days, 16 hours

            Data length: 20

            Name server: B.ROOT-SERVERS.NET

 

<Lots more of the Authoritative nameserver records follow>

Finally, I get an “Additional records” section. 

 

Nothing that shows me the actual resolved IP address...There doesn’t seem to be an “answer” section.

 

Thanks,

 

Braun Brelin

 

 

 

From: Stuart Kendrick [mailto:[email protected]]
Sent: 06 July 2012 00:48
To: Community support list for Wireshark
Cc: Brelin, Braun
Subject: Re: [Wireshark-users] Question regarding capturing DNS packets with tshark

 

Hi Braun,

I'm guessing that the frame you posted got truncated ... in the DNS frame I'm examining right now, directly after the 'Queries' section, is an 'Answers' section, which contains the IP address

I don't have a story as to how that would happen though ... had you captured with 'tshark -s 64 -V port 53 udp', then we'd have a story ... but I see no sign of 'slicking' on your tshark command line.

hope this scoots you closer to an answer to your question,

--sk

On 7/5/2012 4:08 PM, [email protected] wrote:

Hi all,

 

I’m have a question regarding capturing DNS traffic with tshark.   I do a fairly simple command:

 

Tshark –V port 53 udp

 

 

I’m getting output like so:

 

 

Domain Name System (response)

    [Request In: 1]

    [Time: 0.000380000 seconds]

    Transaction ID: 0x0954

    Flags: 0x8080 (Standard query response, No error)

        1... .... .... .... = Response: Message is a response

        .000 0... .... .... = Opcode: Standard query (0)

        .... .0.. .... .... = Authoritative: Server is not an authority for domain

        .... ..0. .... .... = Truncated: Message is not truncated

        .... ...0 .... .... = Recursion desired: Don't do query recursively

        .... .... 1... .... = Recursion available: Server can do recursive queries

        .... .... .0.. .... = Z: reserved (0)

        .... .... ..0. .... = Answer authenticated: Answer/authority portion was not authenticated by the server

        .... .... .... 0000 = Reply code: No error (0)

    Questions: 1

    Answer RRs: 0

    Authority RRs: 13

    Additional RRs: 1

    Queries

        blackberry.net.mnc002.mcc505.gprs: type A, class IN

            Name: blackberry.net.mnc002.mcc505.gprs

            Type: A (Host address)

            Class: IN (0x0001)

 

 

 

This is in response to a query about an A record. 

 

My question is:  Where is the actual IP address that gets returned in the DNS response? 

 

Basically, all I want to do is capture DNS queries their responses and find out exactly what IP address is getting sent back to the client from the server. 

 

Any help appreciated.

 

 

Braun Brelin

 

p.s. if  Guy Harris is still on this mailing list, Hi there Guy!  J

 

 

 

 



 
 
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