Wireshark v1.6.16 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 v1.6.16

What’s New

Bug Fixes

The following vulnerability has been fixed.

  • wnpa-sec-2013-32: The CAPWAP dissector could crash. Discovered by Laurent Butti. (Bug 8725)
    Versions affected: 1.8.0 to 1.8.7, 1.6.0 to 1.6.15.
  • wnpa-sec-2013-39: The HTTP dissector could overrun the stack. (Bug 8733)
    Versions affected: 1.8.0 to 1.8.7, 1.6.0 to 1.6.15.
  • wnpa-sec-2013-41: The DCP ETSI dissector could crash. (Bug 8717)
    Versions affected: 1.10.0, 1.8.0 to 1.8.7, 1.6.0 to 1.6.15.

The following bugs have been fixed:

    • TRY_TO_FAKE_THIS_ITEM disables bounds errors. (Bug 3290)
    • Multiple expert info in a packet does not cause the most “severe” to be displayed in expert column. (Bug 7733)
    • IMAP Dissector, Missing byte. (Bug 8739)
    • gsm_a_dtap dissector (SMS): under certain conditions fillbits may be displayed for an alphanumeric TP-Originating-Address. (Bug 8756)
    • TETRA dissector assertion. (Bug 8768)

New and Updated Features

  • There are no new features in this release.

New Protocol Support

  • There are no new protocols in this release.

Updated Protocol Support


New and Updated Capture File Support

  • No new or updated capture file support.

Full changelog: here

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