Wireshark Network Protocol Analyzer Updated

Thursday, June 8, 2017 @ 05:06 PM gHale


Popular open-source network protocol analyzer, Wireshark, has been updated to version 2.2.7 and is now available for download.

Coming almost two months after the release of Wireshark 2.2.6, this maintenance update patches read overflow vulnerabilities in the DOF and DHCP dissectors, infinite loop issues in the Bazaar, SoulSeek, DNS, and DICOM dissectors, as well as a memory exhaustion bug in the openSAFETY dissector.

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It also addresses a divide in the BT L2CAP dissector and several crashes in the MSNIP, ROS, RGMP, and IPv6 dissectors. Additionally, it fixes a regression from Wireshark 2.2.5 that would not allow the export of captured DICOM objects and repairs a total of 25 issues reported lately.

Wireshark 2.2.7 updates the protocol support for the Bazaar, SoulSeek, BT ATT, BT L2CAP, openSAFETY, DHCP, Netsync, DICOM, SMB, OSITP, DNP3, QUAKEWORLD, DNS, DOF, SIGCOMP, DWARF, RTCP, ICMP, IEEE 802.11, IPv6, XOT, Radiotap, ISUP, ROS, LTE RRC, Netflow, MSNIP, and RGMP protocols.

No new or updated capture files, nor capture interfaces were added in this maintenance release. Wireshark remains the best and most popular network protocol analyzer designed for networking troubleshooting, development, analysis, and education purposes.



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