|| ||Gerald Combs <gerald-AT-wireshark.org>|
|| ||Ethereal user support <ethereal-users-AT-ethereal.com>,
|| ||Wireshark 0.99.2 is now available|
|| ||Mon, 17 Jul 2006 18:57:02 -0500|
Wireshark 0.99.2 has been released.
What is Wireshark?
Wireshark is the world's most popular network protocol analyzer.
It is used for troubleshooting, analysis, development, and
The following vulnerabilities have been fixed. See the security
for details and a workaround.
o The GSM BSSMAP dissector could crash. Versions affected:
Ilja van Sprundel discovered the following vulnerabilities:
o The ANSI MAP dissector was vulnerable to a format string
overflow. Versions affected: 0.10.0. CVE-2006-3628
o The Checkpoint FW-1 dissector was vulnerable to a format
string overflow. Versions affected: 0.10.10. CVE-2006-3628
o The MQ dissector was vulnerable to a format string overflow.
Versions affected: 0.10.4. CVE-2006-3628
o The XML dissector was vulnerable to a format string overflow.
Versions affected: 0.10.13. CVE-2006-3628
o The MOUNT dissector could attempt to allocate large amounts of
memory. Versions affected: 0.9.4. CVE-2006-3629
o The NCP NMAS and NDPS dissectors were susceptible to
off-by-one errors. Versions affected: 0.9.7. CVE-2006-3630
o The NTP dissector was vulnerable to a format string overflow.
Versions affected: 0.10.13. CVE-2006-3628
o The SSH dissector was vulnerable to an infinite loop. Versions
affected: 0.9.10. CVE-2006-3631
o The NFS dissector may have been susceptible to a buffer
overflow. Versions affected: 0.8.16. CVE-2006-3632
Ilja found several other problems that could result in
mis-dissected packets. They have been fixed.
The following non-security-related bugs have been fixed:
o The "Follow TCP Stream" dialog now wraps long lines.
o Wireshark no longer aborts under Windows 95, 98, or ME.
== Warning ==
Windows 95, 98, and ME do not support memory protection
features that are required in order to run Wireshark securely.
It is strongly recommended that you not run Wireshark on these
o File exports under Windows work again.
o Problems with ring buffers under 0.99.0 have been fixed.
o It was possible for Wireshark to crash when closing the
capture information dialog. This has been fixed.
o It was possible for Wireshark to crash when using the "Find"
feature. This has been fixed.
o Wireshark could crash if an interface was removed while
viewing the interface list. This has been fixed.
New and Updated Features
The following features are new (or have been significantly
updated) since the last release:
o Multicast stream analysis (Statistics->Multicast Streams) has
been added. It lets you determine burst size, output buffer
size, and losses for multicast data.
o TCP reassembly has been updated and improved.
o Expert analysis has been updated and improved.
o SCSI service response time statistics have been added.
o You can now find next/previous marked frames.
o The LDAP and SNMP dissectors have been completely rewriten.
o The SMB dissector now tracks filenames and share names.
o The Windows file dialogs have been improved.
o If Wireshark is linked with the PortAudio library, you can now
listen to RTP streams. (PortAudio didn't make the cut in the
current Windows installer. It will be included with 0.99.3.)
New Protocol Support
Bluetooth HCI (ACL, Command, Event, L2CAP, H4, RFCOMM, SCO, SDP),
Cisco WIDS, DTLS, Ether-S-Bus, OMA ULP, PN-MRP, PN-MRRT, REXEC
(yes, that REXEC), RRLP, RSerPool (CalcAppProtocol,
PingPongProtocol), Telkonet, TiVoConnect Discovery Protocol
Updated Protocol Support
AIM, AMR, ASAP, BER, BGP, BSSAP, BVLC, CAMEL, CMS, COPS, DAP,
DCERPC (NETLOGON, PNIO), DCOM, DIAMETER, DVMRP, EAPOL, ENRP, ESP,
FC, FIX, Frame, GPRS LLC, GSM A, GSM MAP, GSSAPI, GTP, H.225,
H.235, H.245, H.248, H.263, H.450, H1, ICMP, IEEE 802.11, INAP,
IP, IPMI, iSCSI, ISUP, JXTA, Kerberos, LDAP, LLDP, MEGACO, MySQL,
NBAP, NDMP, NFS, OICQ, PER, PGM, PN-PTCP, Q.931, RANAP, RNSAP,
ROS, RTCP, S4406, S5066, SCCP, SCSI, SDP, SIP, SMB (PIPE, SMB),
SNMP, SSL, SUA, TCP, TDS, TELNET, TIPC, UMA, X.420, X.509 (af, ce,
New and Updated Capture File Support
Wireshark can now read BER-encoded files. Catapult DCT2000 support
has been updated.
The source code and Windows installer can be downloaded immediately
from http://www.wireshark.org/download/ .
wireshark-0.99.2.tar.bz2: 9748955 bytes
wireshark-0.99.2.tar.gz: 12358081 bytes
wireshark-setup-0.99.2.exe: 13162543 bytes
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