Sunday, November 19, 2017

How to Install Wireshark 2.4.2 on Ubuntu 17.10

  Wireshark is the world’s most popular network protocol analyzer. It is used for troubleshooting, analysis, development and education.


Wireshark 2.4.2 Changelog:
  • fixed: Wireshark crash when end capturing with "Update list of packets in real-time" option off.
  • fixed: Diameter service response time statistics broken in 2.2.4.
  • fixed: Sequence number isn’t shown as the X axis in TCP Stream Graph - RTT.
  • fixed: Using an SSL subdissector will cause SSL data to not be decoded (related to reassembly of application data).
  • fixed: Wireshark 2.4.0 doesn’t build with Qt 4.8.
  • fixed: Some Infiniband Connect Req fields are not decoded correctly.
  • fixed: Voip Flow Sequence button crash.
  • fixed: wireshark-2.4.1/epan/dissectors/packet-dmp.c:1034: sanity check in wrong place ?.
  • fixed: wireshark-2.4.1/ui/qt/tcp_stream_dialog.cpp:1206: sanity check in odd place ?.
  • fixed: [oss-fuzz] ASAN: 232 byte(s) leaked in 4 allocation(s).
  • fixed: [oss-fuzz] ASAN: 47 byte(s) leaked in 1 allocation(s).
  • fixed: Own interface toolbar logger dialog for each log command.
  • fixed: Wireshark crashes when dissecting DOCSIS REGRSPMP which contains UCD.
  • fixed: Broken installation instructions for Visual Studio Community Edition.
  • fixed: RTP Analysis "save as CSV" saves twice the forward stream, if two streams are selected.
  • fixed: VWR file read ends early with vwr: Invalid data length 0.
  • fixed: reordercap fails with segmentation fault 11 on MacOS.
  • fixed: Cannot Apply Bitmask to Long Unsigned.
  • fixed: text2pcap since version 2.4 aborts when there are no arguments.
  • gtpprime: Missing in frame.protocols.
  • HTTP dissector believes ICY response is a request.
See release notes for complete changes


Installation instructions:

    We can install Wireshark 2.4.2 on Ubuntu 17.10 with few easy commands.

Open terminal and insert command line...

$ sudo apt-get update

$ sudo apt-get install wireshark

     Optional, to remove wireshark, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove wireshark

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