Wireshark 2.0.3 released

Wireshark 2.0.3 recently released, is a free, open source packet analyzer used for network troubleshooting, monitoring, analysis, software and communications protocol development. The latest release Wireshark 2.0.3 comes with a number of vulnerabilities & bug fixes, which includes fix to wireshark crashing right after a capture filter is selected.


Wireshark 2.0.3 Changelog

  • Protocol Hierarchy Statistics shows LDAP lines recursively.
  • UTF-8 replacement characters in FT_STRINGs are escaped for presentation.
  • DTLS : reassembly error, protocol DTLS: New fragment overlaps old data.
  • Packet byte pane in Qt version of packet window isn’t being displayed.
  • “wireshark -i usbmon2 -k” results in “No interfaces selected” when restarting a capture.
  • Crash when changing the “which packets to print” radio button in the Print dialog.
  • Selecting packets causes memory leak.
  • Client Hello not dissected when failed SSL handshake fully captured
  • TCP graphs – wrong stream graphed if stream index > 99
  • Typo in packet-gsm_a_dtap.c.
  • Lua dot file error
  • “All Files” does not allow selecting files without period
  • Qt GUI very slow when expanding packet details with a lot of items
  • Comparing a boolean field against 1 always succeeds on big-endian machines
  • FIN flag not always correctly passed to subdissectors.
  • and lots more

Install Wireshark 2.0.3 on Ubuntu Linux OS

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

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install wireshark
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