Wireshark 2.0.1 – Open-Source Network Protocol Analyzer released

Wireshark 2.0.1 recently released, is a free, open source packet analyzer used for network troubleshooting, monitoring, analysis, software and communications protocol development. The latest release Wireshark 2.0.1 comes with many vulnerabilities fixes and bugs fixes.


Wireshark 2.0.1 changelog

  • Zooming out (Ctrl+-) too far crashes Wireshark
  • IPv6 Mobility Header Link-Layer Address Mobility Option is parsed incorrectly
  • About → Plugins should be a scrollable
  • Profile change leaves prior profile residue
  • Wireshark crashes when using the VoIP player
  • Incorrect presentation of Ascend-Data-Filter (RADIUS attribute 242)
  • Not possible to stop a capture with invalid filter
  • “No interface selected” when having a valid capture filter
  • Malformed packet with IPv6 mobility header
  • Wireshark crashes dissecting Profinet NRT (DCE-RPC) packet
  • All fields in the packet detail pane of a “new packet” window are expanded by default
  • Malformed packets with SET_CUR in the USBVIDEO (UVC) decoding
  • Display filters arranges columns incorrectly
  • Scrolling and navigating using the trackpad on Mac OS X could be much better
  • Lua Proto() does not validate arguments
  • Pointers to deallocated memory when redissecting
  • Suggestion for re-phrasing the TCP Window Full message
  • Wireshark Portable is not starting (no messages at all)
  • IPv6 RPL Routing Header with length of 8 bytes still reads an address

See changelog for full release details

Install Wireshark 2.0.1 on Ubuntu Linux OS

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:dreibh/ppa

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install wireshark
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