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.

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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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