Wireshark 1.12.4 released with new and updated Capture File Support

Wireshark 1.12.4 recently released, is a free, open source packet analyzer used for network troubleshooting, monitoring, analysis, software and communications protocol development. The latest release Wireshark 1.12.4 comes with a number of vulnerabilities & bug fixes, including new and updated Capture File Support – NetScaler, PacketLogger, and Pcapng.


Wireshark 1.12.4 changelog

  • RTP player crashes on decode of long call: BadAlloc (insufficient resources for operation)
  • “Telephony→SCTP→Analyse This Association” crashes Wireshark on manufactured SCTP packet
  • IPv6 Mobility Header Link Layer Address is parsed incorrectly
  • DNS NXT RR is parsed incorrectly
  • IPv6 AUTH mobility option parses Mobility SPI and Authentication Data incorrectly
  • IPv6 Mobility Header Link-Layer Address Mobility Option is parsed incorrectly
  • HTTP chunked response includes data beyond the chunked response.
  • DHCP Option 125 Suboption: (1) option-len always expects 1 but specification allows for more
  • Incorrect decoding of IPv4 Interface/Neighbor Address sub-TLVs in Extended IS Reachability TLV of IS-IS
  • Little-endian OS X Bluetooth PacketLogger files aren’t handled.
  • Wrong media format
  • BSSGP Status PDU decoding fault (missing Mandatory element (0x04) BVCI for proper packet)
  • DNS LOC Precision missing units
  • Packets on OpenBSD loopback decoded as raw not null
  • Display Filter Macro unable to edit
  • and lots more

Install Wireshark 1.12.4 on Ubuntu OS

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pi-rho/security

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install wireshark
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