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authorGerald Combs <gerald@wireshark.org>2007-02-01 18:35:14 +0000
committerGerald Combs <gerald@wireshark.org>2007-02-01 18:35:14 +0000
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The contents of the NEWS file come from the release notes. Back-port
the changes in r20642 to release-notes.xml. Add "news" targes to the docbook makefiles to copy release-notes.txt to NEWS. svn path=/trunk/; revision=20669
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-$Id$
-
-== January 29, 2007
-
-Wireshark 0.99.5 has been released.
+Wireshark 0.99.5 Release Notes
------------------------------------------------------------------
@@ -20,51 +16,67 @@ What's New
advisory for details and a workaround.
o The TCP dissector could hang or crash while reassembling HTTP
- packets. Versions affected: 0.99.2 to 0.99.4
+ packets. (Bug [2]1200)
+
+ Versions affected: 0.99.2 to 0.99.4
+
+ [3]CVE-2007-0459
+
+ o The HTTP dissector could crash.
+
+ Versions affected: 0.99.3 to 0.99.4
- o The HTTP dissector could crash. Versions affected: 0.99.3 to
- 0.99.4
+ [4]CVE-2007-0458
o On some systems, the IEEE 802.11 dissector could crash.
+
Versions affected: 0.10.14 to 0.99.4
- o On some systems, the LLT dissector could crash. Versions
- affected: 0.99.3 to 0.99.4
+ [5]CVE-2007-0457
+
+ o On some systems, the LLT dissector could crash.
+
+ Versions affected: 0.99.3 to 0.99.4
+
+ [6]CVE-2007-0456
The following bugs have been fixed:
o On Windows systems the packet list scroll bar could sometimes
- disappear or become unusable. ([2]Bug 220)
+ disappear or become unusable. ([7]Bug 220)
o The end of HTTP chunked encoding wasn't being displayed.
- ([3]Bug 646)
+ ([8]Bug 646)
- o The Follow TCP Stream window could omit characters. ([4]Bug
+ o The Follow TCP Stream window could omit characters. ([9]Bug
1043)
- o Opening a flow graph could crash Wireshark. ([5]Bug 1117)
+ o Opening a flow graph could crash Wireshark. ([10]Bug 1117)
o Follow TCP Stream would sometimes get the direction wrong.
- ([6]Bug 1138)
+ ([11]Bug 1138)
o The foreground text in the coloring rules editor was always
- black.. ([7]Bug 1164)
+ black.. ([12]Bug 1164)
- o The CSV export format was incorrect. ([8]Bug 1173)
+ o The CSV export format was incorrect. ([13]Bug 1173)
o On some Windows systems Wireshark could take a long time to
start up.
o Malformed UDLD packets could cause an exception.
+ o The ISUP statistics report could overflow a buffer and crash
+ when displaying IPv6 addresses.
+
New and Updated Features
The following features are new (or have been significantly
updated) since the last release:
- o We are now offering Wireshark as a [16]U3 package for Windows.
- U3 packages are suitable for using on special "U3" USB drives.
- It's still experimental, but you're welcome to try it out and
+ o We are now offering Wireshark as a [14]U3 package for Windows.
+ U3 packages are suitable for using on USB drives and CD-ROMs.
+ It's still experimental, but you're welcome to try it out and
report any problems or successes.
o Decryption support for WPA/WPA2 and SNMPv3 has been added. The
@@ -78,18 +90,19 @@ What's New
o Main window keyboard navigation has been improved.
- o Windows file dialogs now show the "places bar" (Desktop, ...).
- File dialogs now default to "My Documents" in accordance with
- Microsoft's HIG.
+ o Windows file dialogs now show the "places" bar (Desktop, My
+ Documents, My Computer, My Network Places, etc). File dialogs
+ now default to "My Documents" in accordance with Microsoft's
+ HIG.
- o [9]AirPcap support (which provides raw mode capture under
+ o [15]AirPcap support (which provides raw mode capture under
Windows) has been enhanced to allow capturing on multiple
AirPcap adapters simultaneously.
o You can no longer install Wireshark on Windows 95, 98, or ME.
(OK, so it's not a feature per se, but it's an important
- change). The last Version known to work on these systems is
- [17]Ethereal 0.99.0!
+ change). The last version known to work on these systems is
+ [16]Ethereal 0.99.0.
o ASN.1 BER-encoded files can now be dissected according to a
user-specified syntax.
@@ -121,14 +134,14 @@ What's New
Getting Wireshark
Wireshark source code and installation packages are available from
- the [10]download page on the main web site.
+ the [17]download page on the main web site.
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 [11]download page on the Wireshark
+ packages can be found on the [18]download page on the Wireshark
web site.
File Locations
@@ -141,38 +154,43 @@ File Locations
Known Problems
The Filter button is nonfunctional in the file dialogs under
- Windows. ([12]Bug 942)
+ Windows. ([19]Bug 942)
Getting Help
Community support is available on the wireshark-users mailing
list. Subscription information and archives for all of Wireshark's
- mailing lists can be found on [13]the web site.
+ mailing lists can be found on [20]the web site.
Commercial support, training, and development services are
- available from [14]CACE Technologies.
+ available from [21]CACE Technologies.
Frequently Asked Questions
- A complete FAQ is available on the [15]Wireshark web site.
+ A complete FAQ is available on the [22]Wireshark web site.
References
Visible links
1. http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2007-01.html
- 2. http://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=220
- 3. http://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=646
- 4. http://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1043
- 5. http://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1117
- 6. http://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1138
- 7. http://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1164
- 8. http://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1173
- 9. http://www.cacetech.com/products/airpcap.htm
- 10. http://www.wireshark.org/download.html
- 11. http://www.wireshark.org/download.html#otherplat
- 12. http://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=942
- 13. http://www.wireshark.org/lists/
- 14. http://www.cacetech.com/
- 15. http://www.wireshark.org/faq.html
- 16. http://www.u3.com
- 17. http://www.ethereal.com
+ 2. http://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1200
+ 3. http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-0459
+ 4. http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-0458
+ 5. http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-0457
+ 6. http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-0456
+ 7. http://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=220
+ 8. http://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=646
+ 9. http://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1043
+ 10. http://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1117
+ 11. http://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1138
+ 12. http://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1164
+ 13. http://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1173
+ 14. http://www.u3.com/
+ 15. http://www.cacetech.com/products/airpcap.htm
+ 16. file:///dev/
+ 17. http://www.wireshark.org/download.html
+ 18. http://www.wireshark.org/download.html#otherplat
+ 19. http://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=942
+ 20. http://www.wireshark.org/lists/
+ 21. http://www.cacetech.com/
+ 22. http://www.wireshark.org/faq.html