Wireshark 2.0.2 released

Wireshark 2.0.2 recently released, is a free, open source packet analyzer used for network troubleshooting, monitoring, analysis, software and communications protocol development. The latest release Wireshark 2.0.2 comes with a number of vulnerabilities & bug fixes, including new and updated Capture File Support – 3GPP TS 32.423 Trace, iSeries, Ixia IxVeriWave, pcap, and pcapng.


Wireshark 1.12.3 Updates

  • HTTP 302 decoded as TCP when “Allow subdissector to reassemble TCP streams” option is enabled.
  • Questionable calling of ethernet dissector by encapsulating protocol dissectors. (
  • [Qt & Legacy & probably TShark too] Delta Time Conversation column is empty.
  • extcap: abort when validating capture filter for DLT 147.
  • Missing columns in Qt Flow Graph.
  • Interface list doesn’t show well when the list is very long.
  • Unable to use saved Capture Filters in Qt UI.
  • extcap: Capture interface options snaplen, buffer and promiscuous not being used.
  • Improper RPC reassembly
  • GTPv1 Dual Stack with one static and one Dynamic IP.
  • Wireshark 2.0.1 MPLS dissector not decoding payload when control word is present in pseudowire.
  • “…using this filter” turns white (not green or red). Plus dropdown arrow does nothing.
  • EIGRP field eigrp.ipv4.destination does not show the correct destination.
  • tshark -z conv,type[,filter] swapped frame / byte values from / to columns.
  • The field name nstrace.tcpdbg.tcpack should be nstrace.tcpdbg.tcprtt.
  • 6LoWPAN IPHC traffic class not decompressed correctly. (
  • Crash with snooping NFS file handles.
  • 802.11 dissector fails to decrypt some broadcast messages.
  • Wireshark hangs when adding a new profile.
  • and lots more

Install Wireshark 2.0.2 on Ubuntu OS

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:wireshark-dev/stable 

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install wireshark
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