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authorGerald Combs <gerald@wireshark.org>2016-06-08 11:50:18 -0700
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- Wireshark 1.99.9 Release Notes
+ Wireshark 2.1.0 Release Notes
This is a semi-experimental release intended to test new features for
- Wireshark 2.0.
+ Wireshark 2.2.
__________________________________________________________________
What is Wireshark?
@@ -15,220 +15,95 @@ What's New
New and Updated Features
The following features are new (or have been significantly updated)
- since version 1.99.8:
- * Qt port:
- + The MTP3 statistics and summary dialogs have been added.
- + The WAP-WSP statistics dialog has been added.
- + The UDP multicast statistics dialog has been added.
- + The WLAN statistics dialog has been added.
- + The display filter macros dialog has been added.
- + The capture file properties dialog now includes packet
- comments.
- + Many more statistics dialogs can be opened from the command
- line via -z ....
- + Most dialogs now have a cancellable progress bar.
- + Many packet list and packet detail context menus items have
- been added.
- + Lua plugins can be reloaded from the Analyze menu.
- + Many bug fixes and improvements.
-
- The following features are new (or have been significantly updated)
- since version 1.99.7:
- * Qt port:
- + The Enabled Protocols dialog has been added.
- + Many statistics dialogs have been added, including Service
- response time, DHCP/BOOTP, and ANSI.
- + The RTP Analysis dialog has been added.
- + Lua dialog support has been added.
- + You can now manually resolve addresses.
- + The Resolved Addresses dialog has been added.
- + The packet list scrollbar now has a minimap.
- + The capture interfaces dialog has been updated.
- + You can now colorize conversations.
- + Welcome screen behavior has been improved.
- + Plugin support has been improved.
- + Many dialogs should now more correctly minimize and maximize.
- + The reload button has been added back to the toolbar.
- + The "Decode As" dialog no longer saves decoding behavior.
- + You can now stop loading large capture files.
- + The Bluetooth HCI Summary has been added.
-
- The following features are new (or have been significantly updated)
- since version 1.99.6:
- * Qt port:
- + The Bluetooth Devices dialog has been added.
- + The wireless toolbar has been added.
- + Opening files via drag and drop is now supported.
- + The Capture Filter and Display Filter dialogs have been added.
- + The Display Filter Expression dialog has been added.
- + Conversation Filter menu items have been added.
- + You can change protocol preferences by right clicking on the
- packet list and details.
-
- The following features are new (or have been significantly updated)
- since version 1.99.4 and 1.99.5:
- * Qt port:
- + Capture restarts are now supported.
- + Menu items for plugins are now supported.
- + Extcap interfaces are now supported.
- + The Expert Information dialog has been added.
- + Display and capture filter completion is now supported.
- + Many bugs have been fixed.
- + Translations have been updated.
-
- The following features are new (or have been significantly updated)
- since version 1.99.3:
- * Qt port:
- + Several interface bugs have been fixed.
- + Translations have been updated.
-
- The following features are new (or have been significantly updated)
- since version 1.99.2:
- * Qt port:
- + Several bugs have been fixed.
- + You can now open a packet in a new window.
- + The Bluetooth ATT Server Attributes dialog has been added.
- + The Coloring Rules dialog has been added.
- + Many translations have been updated. Chinese, Italian and
- Polish translations are complete.
- + General user interface and usability improvements.
- + Automatic scrolling during capture now works.
- + The related packet indicator has been updated.
-
- The following features are new (or have been significantly updated)
- since version 1.99.1:
- * Qt port:
- + The welcome screen layout has been updated.
- + The Preferences dialog no longer crashes on Windows.
- + The packet list header menu has been added.
- + Statistics tree plugins are now supported.
- + The window icon is now displayed properly in the Windows
- taskbar.
- + A packet list an byte view selection bug has been fixed
- ([1]Bug 10896)
- + The RTP Streams dialog has been added.
- + The Protocol Hierarchy Statistics dialog has been added.
-
- The following features are new (or have been significantly updated)
- since version 1.99.0:
- * Qt port:
- + You can now show and hide toolbars and major widgets using the
- View menu.
- + You can now set the time display format and precision.
- + The byte view widget is much faster, particularly when
- selecting large reassembled packets.
- + The byte view is explorable. Hovering over it highlights the
- corresponding field and shows a description in the status bar.
- + An Italian translation has been added.
- + The Summary dialog has been updated and renamed to Capture
- File Properties.
- + The VoIP Calls and SIP Flows dialogs have been added.
- + Support for HiDPI / Retina displays has been improved in the
- official packages.
- * DNS stats: + A new stats tree has been added to the Statistics
- menu. Now it is possible to collect stats such as qtype/qclass
- distribution, number of resource record per response section, and
- stats data (min, max, avg) for values such as query name length or
- DNS payload.
- * HPFEEDS stats: + A new stats tree has been added to the statistics
- menu. Now it is possible to collect stats per channel (messages
- count and payload size), and opcode distribution.
- * HTTP2 stats: + A new stats tree has been added to the statistics
- menu. Now it is possible to collect stats (type distribution).
-
- The following features are new (or have been significantly updated)
- since version 1.12.0:
- * The I/O Graph in the Gtk+ UI now supports an unlimited number of
- data points (up from 100k).
- * TShark now resets its state when changing files in ring-buffer
- mode.
- * Expert Info severities can now be configured.
- * Wireshark now supports external capture interfaces. External
- capture interfaces can be anything from a tcpdump-over-ssh pipe to
- a program that captures from proprietary or non-standard hardware.
- This functionality is not available in the Qt UI yet.
- * Qt port:
- + The Qt UI is now the default (program name is wireshark).
- + A Polish translation has been added.
- + The Interfaces dialog has been added.
- + The interface list is now updated when interfaces appear or
- disappear.
- + The Conversations and Endpoints dialogs have been added.
- + A Japanese translation has been added.
- + It is now possible to manage remote capture interfaces.
- + Windows: taskbar progress support has been added.
- + Most toolbar actions are in place and work.
- + More command line options are now supported
-
- New File Format Support
-
- BTSNOOP, PCAP, and PCAPNG
+ since version 2.0.0:
+ * You can now switch between between Capture and File Format
+ dissection of the current capture file via the View menu in the Qt
+ GUI.
+ * You can now show selected packet bytes as ASCII, HTML, Image, ISO
+ 8859-1, Raw, UTF-8, a C array, or YAML.
+ * You can now use regular expressions in Find Packet and in the
+ advanced preferences.
+ * Name resolution for packet capture now supports asynchronous DNS
+ lookups only. Therefore the "concurrent DNS resolution" preference
+ has been deprecated and is a no-op. To enable DNS name resolution
+ some build dependencies must be present (currently c-ares). If that
+ is not the case DNS name resolution will be disabled (but other
+ name resolution mechanisms, such as host files, are still
+ available).
+ * The byte under the mouse in the Packet Bytes pane is now
+ highlighted.
+ * TShark supports exporting PDUs via the -U flag.
+ * The Windows and OS X installers now come with the "sshdump" and
+ "ciscodump" extcap interfaces.
+ * Most dialogs in the Qt UI now save their size and positions.
+ * The Follow Stream dialog now supports UTF-16.
+ * The Firewall ACL Rules dialog has returned.
+ * The Flow (Sequence) Analysis dialog has been improved.
+
+ New File Format Decoding Support
+
+ Wireshark is able to display the format of some types of files (rather
+ than displaying the contents of those files). This is useful when
+ you're curious about, or debugging, a file and its format. To open a
+ capture file (such as PCAP) in this mode specify "MIME Files Format" as
+ the file's format in the Open File dialog.
+
+ New files that Wireshark can open in this mode include:
New Protocol Support
- (LISP) TCP Control Message, Aeron, AllJoyn Reliable Datagram Protocol,
- Android ADB, Android Logcat text, Apache Tribes Heartbeat, BGP
- Monitoring Prototol (BMP), C15 Call History Protocol dissection
- (C15ch), ceph, Concise Binary Object Representation (CBOR) (RFC 7049),
- corosync/totemnet corosync cluster engine ( lowest
- levelencryption/decryption protocol), corosync/totemsrp corosync
- cluster engine ( totem single ring protocol), Couchbase, CP "Cooper"
- 2179, DJI UAV Drone Control Protocol, Dynamic Source Routing (RFC
- 4728), Elasticsearch, ETSI Card Application Toolkit - Transport
- Protocol, eXpressive Internet Protocol (XIP), Generic Network
- Virtualization Encapsulation (Geneve), Geospatial and Imagery Access
- Service (GIAS), GVSP GigE Vision (TM) Streaming Protocol, HCrt, HiQnet,
- IP Detail Record (IPDR), IPMI Trace, iSER, KNXnetIP, MACsec Key
- Agreement - EAPoL-MKA, MCPE (Minecraft Pocket Edition), Message Queuing
- Telemetry Transport For Sensor Networks (MQTT-SN), Network File System
- over Remote Direct Memory Access (NFSoRDMA), OCFS2, OptoMMP,
- Performance Co-Pilot Proxy, QNEX6 (QNET), RakNet games library, Remote
- Shared Virtual Disk - RSVD, Riemann, S7 Communication, Secure Socket
- Tunnel Protocol (SSTP), Shared Memory Communications - RDMA, Stateless
- Transport Tunneling, Thrift, Time Division Multiplexing over Packet
- Network (TDMoP), Video Services over IP (VSIP), Windows Search Protocol
- (MS-WSP), and ZVT Kassenschnittstelle
+ Apache Cassandra - CQL version 3.0, Bachmann bluecom Protocol,
+ Bluetooth Pseudoheader for BR/EDR, CISCO ERSPAN3 Marker, Edge Control
+ Protocol (ECP), Ericsson IPOS Kernel Packet Header Dissector Added
+ (IPOS), Extensible Control & Management Protocol (eCMP), FLEXRAY
+ Protocol dissector added (automotive bus), ISO 8583-1, ISO14443, ITU-T
+ G.7041/Y.1303 Generic Framing Procedure (GFP), LAT protocol (DECNET),
+ Metamako trailers, Nokia Intelligent Service Interface (ISI), Open
+ Mobile Alliance Lightweight Machine to Machine TLV payload Added (LwM2M
+ TLV), RTI TCP Transport Layer (RTITCP), STANAG 5602 SIMPLE, USB3 Vision
+ Protocol (USB machine vision cameras), USBIP Protocol, UserLog
+ Protocol, and Zigbee Protocol Clusters Dissectors Added (Closures
+ Lighting General Measurement & Sensing HVAC Security & Safety)
Updated Protocol Support
- Too many protocols have been updated to list here.
+ Bluetooth OBEX dissector (btobex) was renamed to Obex Dissector (obex),
+ allow to DecodeAs it over USB, TCP and UDP.
+
+ A preference was added to TCP dissector for handling IPFIX process
+ information. It has been disabled by default.
New and Updated Capture File Support
- 3GPP TS 32.423 Trace, Android Logcat text files, Colasoft Capsa files,
- Netscaler 3.5, and Wireshark now supports nanosecond timestamp
- resolution in PCAP-NG files.
+ and Micropross mplog
New and Updated Capture Interfaces support
- and Androiddump - provide interfaces to capture (Logcat and Bluetooth)
- from connected Android devices
+ Non-empty section placeholder.
Major API Changes
The libwireshark API has undergone some major changes:
- * The emem framework (including all ep_ and se_ memory allocation
- routines) has been completely removed in favour of wmem which is
- now fully mature.
- * The (long-since-broken) Python bindings support has been removed.
- If you want to write dissectors in something other than C, use Lua.
- * Plugins can now create GUI menu items.
- * Heuristic dissectors can now be globally enabled/disabled so
- heur_dissector_add() has a few more parameters to make that
- possible
+ * The address macros (e.g., SET_ADDRESS) have been removed. Use the
+ (lower case) functions of the same names instead.
+ * "old style" dissector functions (that don't return number of bytes
+ used) have been replaced in name with the "new style" dissector
+ functions.
+ * tvb_get_string and tvb_get_stringz have been replaced with
+ tvb_get_string_enc and tvb_get_stringz_enc respectively.
__________________________________________________________________
Getting Wireshark
Wireshark source code and installation packages are available from
- [2]https://www.wireshark.org/download.html.
+ [1]https://www.wireshark.org/download.html.
Vendor-supplied Packages
Most Linux and Unix vendors supply their own Wireshark packages. You
can usually install or upgrade Wireshark using the package management
system specific to that platform. A list of third-party packages can be
- found on the [3]download page on the Wireshark web site.
+ found on the [2]download page on the Wireshark web site.
__________________________________________________________________
File Locations
@@ -241,70 +116,61 @@ File Locations
Known Problems
- Dumpcap might not quit if Wireshark or TShark crashes. ([4]Bug 1419)
+ Dumpcap might not quit if Wireshark or TShark crashes. ([3]Bug 1419)
- The BER dissector might infinitely loop. ([5]Bug 1516)
+ The BER dissector might infinitely loop. ([4]Bug 1516)
- Capture filters aren't applied when capturing from named pipes. ([6]Bug
+ Capture filters aren't applied when capturing from named pipes. ([5]Bug
1814)
Filtering tshark captures with read filters (-R) no longer works.
- ([7]Bug 2234)
-
- Resolving ([8]Bug 9044) reopens ([9]Bug 3528) so that Wireshark no
- longer automatically decodes gzip data when following a TCP stream.
-
- Application crash when changing real-time option. ([10]Bug 4035)
+ ([6]Bug 2234)
- Hex pane display issue after startup. ([11]Bug 4056)
+ Application crash when changing real-time option. ([7]Bug 4035)
- Packet list rows are oversized. ([12]Bug 4357)
+ Packet list rows are oversized. ([8]Bug 4357)
Wireshark and TShark will display incorrect delta times in some cases.
- ([13]Bug 4985)
+ ([9]Bug 4985)
- The 64-bit version of Wireshark will leak memory on Windows when the
- display depth is set to 16 bits ([14]Bug 9914)
-
- Wireshark should let you work with multiple capture files. ([15]Bug
+ Wireshark should let you work with multiple capture files. ([10]Bug
10488)
+
+ Dell Backup and Recovery (DBAR) makes many Windows applications crash,
+ including Wireshark. ([11]Bug 12036)
__________________________________________________________________
Getting Help
- Community support is available on [16]Wireshark's Q&A site and on the
+ Community support is available on [12]Wireshark's Q&A site and on the
wireshark-users mailing list. Subscription information and archives for
- all of Wireshark's mailing lists can be found on [17]the web site.
+ all of Wireshark's mailing lists can be found on [13]the web site.
Official Wireshark training and certification are available from
- [18]Wireshark University.
+ [14]Wireshark University.
__________________________________________________________________
Frequently Asked Questions
- A complete FAQ is available on the [19]Wireshark web site.
+ A complete FAQ is available on the [15]Wireshark web site.
__________________________________________________________________
- Last updated 2015-09-01 18:01:23 UTC
+ Last updated 2016-06-08 17:56:17 UTC
References
- 1. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=10896
- 2. https://www.wireshark.org/download.html
- 3. https://www.wireshark.org/download.html#thirdparty
- 4. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1419
- 5. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1516
- 6. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1814
- 7. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=2234
- 8. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9044
- 9. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=3528
- 10. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=4035
- 11. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=4056
- 12. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=4357
- 13. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=4985
- 14. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9914
- 15. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=10488
- 16. https://ask.wireshark.org/
- 17. https://www.wireshark.org/lists/
- 18. http://www.wiresharktraining.com/
- 19. https://www.wireshark.org/faq.html
+ 1. https://www.wireshark.org/download.html
+ 2. https://www.wireshark.org/download.html#thirdparty
+ 3. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1419
+ 4. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1516
+ 5. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1814
+ 6. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=2234
+ 7. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=4035
+ 8. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=4357
+ 9. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=4985
+ 10. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=10488
+ 11. https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12036
+ 12. https://ask.wireshark.org/
+ 13. https://www.wireshark.org/lists/
+ 14. http://www.wiresharktraining.com/
+ 15. https://www.wireshark.org/faq.html