Wireshark (Network Protocol Analyzer) 1.6.6 Released

Wireshark (Network Protocol Analyzer) 1.6.6 Released 
Again we have 2 updated version of Wireshark (Wireshark 1.4.12 & 1.6.6) - It is the world’s most popular network protocol analyzer. It is used for troubleshooting, analysis, development, and education. Wireshark is widely used by system admins and also cyber criminals as because Wireshark has the capability to sniffing packets. Earlier we have discussed several times about Wireshark. The current stable release of Wireshark is 1.6.6. It supersedes all previous releases, including all releases of Ethereal. For a complete list of system requirements and supported platforms, please consult the User's Guide. Information about each release can be found in the release notes.
Official change log for Wireshark 1.6.6:-
Bug Fixes:-
The following vulnerabilities have been fixed:-
  • wnpa-sec-2012-04: The ANSI A dissector could dereference a NULL pointer and crash. (Bug 6823)
  • Versions affected: 1.4.0 to 1.4.11, 1.6.0 to 1.6.5.
  • wnpa-sec-2012-05: The IEEE 802.11 dissector could go into an infinite loop. (Bug 6809)
  • Versions affected: 1.6.0 to 1.6.5.
  • wnpa-sec-2012-06: The pcap and pcap-ng file parsers could crash trying to read ERF data. (Bug 6804)
  • Versions affected: 1.4.0 to 1.4.11, 1.6.0 to 1.6.5.
  • wnpa-sec-2012-07: The MP2T dissector could try to allocate too much memory and crash. (Bug 6804)
  • Versions affected: 1.4.0 to 1.4.11, 1.6.0 to 1.6.5.
  • The Windows installers now include GnuTLS 1.12.18, which fixes several vulnerabilities.

The following bugs have been fixed:-
  • ISO SSAP: ActivityStart: Invalid decoding the activity parameter as a BER Integer. (Bug 2873)
  • Forward slashes in URI need to be converted to backslashes if WIN32. (Bug 5237)
  • Character echo pauses in Capture Filter field in Capture Options. (Bug 5356)
  • Some PGM options are not parsed correctly. (Bug 5687)
  • dumpcap crashes when capturing from pipe to a pcap-ng file (e.g., when passing data from CACE Pilot to Wireshark). (Bug 5939)
  • Unable to rearrange columns in preferences on Windows. (Bug 6077) (Note: this bug still affects the 64-bit package)
  • No error for UDP/IPv6 packet with zero checksum. (Bug 6232)
  • Wireshark installer doesn’t add access_bpf in 10.5.8. (Bug 6526)
  • Corrupted Diameter dictionary file that crashes Wireshark. (Bug 6664)
  • packetBB dissector bug: More than 1000000 items in the tree — possible infinite loop. (Bug 6687)
  • ZEP dissector: Timestamp not always displayed correctly. Fractional seconds never displayed. (Bug 6703)
  • GOOSE Messages don’t use the length field to perform the dissection. (Bug 6734)
  • Ethernet traces in K12 text format sometimes give bogus “malformed frame” errors and other problems. (Bug 6735)
  • max_ul_ext isn’t printed/decoded to the packet details log in GTP protocol packet. (Bug 6761)
  • non-IPP packets to or from port 631 are dissected as IPP. (Bug 6765)
  • lua proto registration fails for uppercase proto / g_ascii_strdown problem. (Bug 6766)
  • no menu item Fle->Export->SSL Session Keys in GTK. (Bug 6813)
  • IAX2 dissector reads past end of packet for unknown IEs. (Bug 6815)
  • TShark 1.6.5 immediately crashes on SSL decryption (every time). (Bug 6817)
  • USB: unknown GET DESCRIPTOR response triggers assert failure. (Bug 6826)
  • IEEE1588 PTPv2 over IPv6. (Bug 6836)
  • Patch to fix DTLS decryption. (Bug 6847)
  • Expression… dialog crash. (Bug 6891)
  • display filter “gtp.msisdn” not working. (Bug 6947)
  • Multiprotocol Label Switching Echo – Return Code: Reserved (5). (Bug 6951)
  • ISAKMP : VendorID CheckPoint : Malformed Packet. (Bug 6972)
  • Adding a Custom HTTP Header Field with a trailing colon causes wireshark to immediately crash (and crash upon restart). (Bug 6982)
  • Radiotap dissector lists a bogus “DBM TX Attenuation” bit. (Bug 7000)
  • MySQL dissector assertion. (Ask 8649)
  • Radiotap header format data rate alignment issues. (Ask 8649)

Updated Protocol Support:-
ANSI A, BSSGP, DIAMETER, DTLS, GOOSE, GSM Management, GTP, HTTP, IAX2, IEEE 802.11, IPP, ISAKMP, ISO SSAP, MP2T, MPLS, MySQL, NTP, PacketBB, PGM, Radiotap, SSL, TCP, UDP, USB, WSP

New and Updated Capture File Support:-
Endace ERF, Pcap-NG, Tektronix K12

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