Wireshark 2.0.5 released with various bugfix

Wireshark 2.0.5 recently released, addresses some vulnerabilities issues identified since last update, including various bugfixes. One notable issue addressed in this fix is “Wireshark loses windows decorations on second screen when restarting maximized using GNOME”.


Wireshark 2.0.5 Changelog

  • T30 FCF byte decoding masks DTC, CIG and NCS
  • TShark crashes with option “-z io,stat,…” in the presence of negative relative packet timestamps
  • Packet size limited during capture msg is repeated in the Info column
  • Wireshark loses windows decorations on second screen when restarting maximized using GNOME
  • Cannot launch GTK+ version of wireshark as a normal user
  • Restart current capture fails with “no interface selected” error when capturing in promiscuous mode
  • Add field completion suggestions when adding a Display filter or Y Field to the IO Graph
  • Wireshark Qt always indicates locale as “C”
  • Wireshark crashes every time open Statistics → Conversations | Endpoints
  • Find function within the conversations window does not work
  • Invalid values for USB SET_REQUEST packets
  • Display filter dropdown hides cursor
  • Filter for field name tcp.options.wscale.multiplier cannot exceed 255
  • Ctrl+ shortcuts that are not text-related do not work when focus is on display filter field
  • Closing Statistics window results in black screen
  • OSPF: Incorrect description of N/P-bit in NSSA LSA
  • Inconsistent VHT data rate
  • DCE/RPC malformed error when stub-data is missing but a sub-dissector has been registered
  • Wireshark is marking BGP FlowSpec NLRI as malformed if NLRI length is larger than 239 bytes
  • “Edit Resolved Name” is not saved in current pcapng file
  • MPTCP: MP_JOIN B bit not decoded correctly
  • MPTCP MP_PRIO header with AddrID: incorrect AddrID

Install Wireshark 2.0.5 on Ubuntu 16.04 (Yakkety Yak), 16.04 (Xenial Xerus), Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf), Ubuntu 15.04(Vivid Vervet), Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr)

note: ppa will be updated soon

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

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install wireshark
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