Version History of Ethereal 0.10.8

  • This release fixes the following security-related issues:
  • Matthew Bing discovered a bug in DICOM dissection that could make Ethereal crash. (CAN-2004-1139)
  • An invalid RTP timestamp could make Ethereal hang and create a large temporary file, possibly filling available disk space. (CAN-2004-1140)
  • The HTTP dissector could access previously-freed memory, causing a crash. (CAN-2004-1141)
  • Brian Caswell discovered that an improperly formatted SMB packet could make Ethereal hang, maximizing CPU utilization. (CAN-2004-1142)
  • New and updated features
  • Ethereal now has a packet history, similar to most web browsers.
  • Ethereal now supports custom window titles.
  • Minor performance enhancements have been added.
  • RTP analysis has been enhanced.
  • Host name resolution has been improved.
  • Ethereal can now track TCP PDU times. See the wiki page for more details.
  • Ethereal now ships with netscreen2dump.py, a utility which converts netscreen packet-trace hex dumps to hex dumps that can be read by text2pcap.
  • New protocol support
  • AoE (ATA over Ethernet), Bittorrent, CMIP, GPRS Mobility Management and Session Management, GSM MAP, Extended Security Services, Logotype Certificate Extensions, MAP Dialogue, Network Service Over IP, Online Certificate Status Protocol, PKIX Certificate, PKIX Qualified, PROFINET DCP, IO, Real-Time, Short Message Relaying Service, SSCF-NNI,
  • Updated protocol support
  • 3GPP2 A11, ACSE, AIM, AODV, ASN.1 BER, ASN.1 PER, BOOTP, BSSGP, BVLC, CMS, COPS, DCERPC, DCERPC ISystemActivator, DICOM, DHCPv6, DNS, eDonkey, ENTTEC, Etheric, Frame Relay, FTAM, FW1, GIOP, GPRS LLC, GRE, GSM A, GSM SMS, H.225, H.245, H.450, HTTP, IPAddress, IPDC, IPMI, IPsec, ISAKMP, ISUP, JFIF, Kerberos, MQ, MTP3, NMAS, OPSI, PKIX1EXPLICIT, PKIX1IMPLICIT, PKIXProxy, PPP, PRES, Radiotap, RADIUS, ONC RPC, RTnet, RTP, SAP, SDP, SIGCOMP, SIGCOMP UDVM, SIP, SMB, SNMP, SONMP, SSCOP, SSL, Symantec Firewall, T.38, TCP, TDS, TSP, UDP, WSP, WTP, X.25, X.509af, X.509ce, X.509if, X.509sat,
  • New and updated capture file support
  • pppdump