Wireshark v1.8.6 Released

Wireshark is the world’s foremost network protocol analyzer. It lets you capture and interactively browse the traffic running on a computer network. It is the de facto (and often de jure) standard across many industries and educational institutions.

Wireshark development thrives thanks to the contributions of networking experts across the globe. It is the continuation of a project that started in 1998.

Changelog v1.8.6

What’s New

Bug Fixes

The following vulnerabilities have been fixed.


The following bugs have been fixed:

  • Lua pinfo.cols.protocol not holding value in postdissector. (Bug 6020)
  • data combined via ssl_desegment_app_data not visible via “Follow SSL Stream” only decrypted ssl data tabs. (Bug 6434)
  • HTTP application/json-rpc should be decoded/shown as application/json. (Bug 7939)
  • Maximum value of 802.11-2012 Duration field should be 32767. (Bug 8056)
  • Voice RTP player crash if player is closed while playing. (Bug 8065)
  • Display Filter Macros crash. (Bug 8073)
  • RRC RadioBearerSetup message decoding issue. (Bug 8290)
  • R-click filters add ! in front of field when choosing “apply as filter>selected”. (Bug 8297)
  • BACnet – Loop Object – Setpoint-Reference property does not decode correctly. (Bug 8306)
  • WMM TSPEC Element Parsing is not done is wrong due to a wrong switch case number. (Bug 8320)
  • Incorrect RTP statistics (Lost Packets indication not ok). (Bug 8321)
  • Registering ieee802154 dissector for IEEE802.15.4 frames inside Linux SLL frames. (Bug 8325)
  • Version Field is skipped while parsing WMM_TSPEC causing wrong dissecting (1 byte offset missing) of all fields in the TSPEC. (Bug 8330)
  • [BACnet] UCS-2 strings longer than 127 characters do not decode correctly. (Bug 8331)
  • Malformed IEEE80211 frame triggers DISSECTOR_ASSERT. (Bug 8345)
  • Decoding of GSM MAP SMS Diagnostics. (Bug 8378)
  • Incorrect packet length displayed for Flight Message Transfer Protocol (FMTP). (Bug 8407)
  • Netflow dissector flowDurationMicroseconds nanosecond conversion wrong. (Bug 8410)
  • BE (3) AC is wrongly named as “Video” in (qos_acs). (Bug 8432)

Full Changelog: here


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