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Download of the Day: Wireshark 1.6.7

Wireshark is the world's foremost network protocol analyzer, and is the de facto standard across man

| Software News | Posted: Apr 10, 2012 12:28 pm

Our Download of the Day is Wireshark 1.6.7.

 

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

 

What's New

Bug Fixes

The following bugs have been fixed:

 

Wireshark could crash while reading SSL decryption keys on 64-bit Windows.

 

Malformed Packets H263-1996 (RFC2190). (Bug 6996)

 

Wireshark could crash while trying to open an rpcap: URL. (Bug 6922)

 

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

H.263

 

New and Updated Capture File Support

There are no updates in this release.

 

Getting Wireshark

Wireshark source code and installation packages are available from http://www.wireshark.org/download.html.

 

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 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.

 

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)

 

"Closing File!" Dialog Hangs. (Bug 3046)

 

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 4445)

 

Wireshark and TShark will display incorrect delta times when displayed as a custom column. (Bug 4985)

 

You can download Wireshark 1.6.7 here.

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