Wireshark-users: [Wireshark-users] Wireshark 3.0.6 is now available
From: Gerald Combs <[email protected]>
Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2019 11:51:44 -0700
I'm proud to announce the release of Wireshark 3.0.6.

 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

    • On macOS, Wireshark can now be installed by dropping Wireshark.app
      onto the Applications folder.

    • The macOS installer now ships with Qt 5.12.5. It previously
      shipped with Qt 5.12.3.

  Bug Fixes

   The following bugs have been fixed:

     • macOS installer uses wrong user ID. Bug 6991[1].

     • Using macosx-setup seems to prevent installing pre-built binary.
       Bug 11399[2].

     • macOS installer package is configured to disallow downgrades. Bug

     • extcap: Several issues when capturing from multiple extcap
       interfaces. Bug 13653[4].

     • Expert Infos Incorrectly Displays Info Column instead of comment.
       Bug 15516[5].

     • Wireshark does not support USB packets with size greater than 256
       KiB. Bug 15985[6].

     • IS-IS: add support for decoding TE TLV Type 138 as per RFC 5307.
       Bug 16012[7].

     • NET-SNMP EngineID Length handling Warning. Bug 16051[8].

     • TLS decryption is very slow on Windows when using a large PMS
       file compared to Linux/macOS. Bug 16059[9].

     • wireshark-3.0.5/epan/dissectors/packet-nas_5gs.c:2459: bad test
       ?. Bug 16075[10].

     • ERSPAN Type III over GRE without sequence number not decoded
       correctly. Bug 16089[11].

     • Windows dumpcap -v does not display capture library info. Bug

     • [Regression] FT_CHAR fields not supported in Lua API. Bug

  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

   AgentX, BT L2CAP, ERSPAN, GRE, IPv4, IS-IS, NAS 5GS, OpcUa, SNMP, and

  New and Updated Capture File Support

   There is no new or updated capture file support in this release.

  New and Updated Capture Interfaces support

   There is no new or updated capture file support in this release.

 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[15] 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 https://www.wireshark.org/docs/[16]

  Community support is available on Wireshark’s Q&A site[17] 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[18].

  Bugs and feature requests can be reported on the bug tracker[19].

 Frequently Asked Questions

  A complete FAQ is available on the Wireshark web site[20].

  Last updated 2019-10-23 17:32:16 UTC


   1. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=6991
   2. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=11399
   3. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12593
   4. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=13653
   5. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=15516
   6. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=15985
   7. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=16012
   8. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=16051
   9. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=16059
  10. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=16075
  11. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=16089
  12. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=16108
  13. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=16129
  14. https://www.wireshark.org/download.html
  15. https://www.wireshark.org/download.html#thirdparty
  16. https://www.wireshark.org/docs/
  17. https://ask.wireshark.org/
  18. https://www.wireshark.org/lists/
  19. https://bugs.wireshark.org/
  20. https://www.wireshark.org/faq.html


wireshark-3.0.6.tar.xz: 30846672 bytes

Wireshark-win64-3.0.6.exe: 59276232 bytes

Wireshark-win32-3.0.6.exe: 54074488 bytes

Wireshark-win64-3.0.6.msi: 47165440 bytes

Wireshark-win32-3.0.6.msi: 41975808 bytes

WiresharkPortable_3.0.6.paf.exe: 35766872 bytes

Wireshark 3.0.6 Intel 64.dmg: 92959097 bytes
SHA256(Wireshark 3.0.6 Intel
RIPEMD160(Wireshark 3.0.6 Intel
SHA1(Wireshark 3.0.6 Intel 64.dmg)=92e507f6e9ba63f88acaae56375f533068793586

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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