Version History of Ethereal 0.10.9

  • This release fixes the following security-related issues:
  • The COPS dissector could go into an infinite loop. (CAN-2005-0006)
  • The DLSw dissector could cause an assertion, making Ethereal exit prematurely. (CAN-2005-0007)
  • The DNP dissector could cause memory corruption. (CAN-2005-0008)
  • The Gnutella dissector could cause an assertion, making Ethereal exit prematurely. (CAN-2005-0009)
  • The MMSE dissector could free static memory. (CAN-2005-0010)
  • The X11 protocol dissector is vulnerable to a string buffer overflow. (CAN-2005-0084)
  • New and updated features
  • Ethereal will now detect and flag weak 802.11 WEP IVs.
  • Windows Sniffer timestamp handling has been greatly improved.
  • A bug which made Ethereal crash at startup on Windows 98 and Windows ME systems has been fixed.
  • Ethereal and Tethereal now support a personal "hosts" file.
  • Invalid field length handling has been greatly improved.
  • The capture progress window title now shows the interface name.
  • New protocol support
  • ALC, AMR, CRMF, JXTA, NORM, PKIXCMP, PROFINET CBA
  • Updated protocol support
  • AIM, ARP, BGP, BOOTP/DHCP, COPS, DAAP, DCERPC EPM, DCERPC, DCOM, DHCPv6, DLSw, DNP, DNS, EAPOL, eDonkey, FC-dNS, FC-FCS, FC-SWILS, FCIP, FCSB3, FIX, GIOP, Gnutella, GSM A, GSM SMS, GTP, H.225, H.245, HTTP, ICMP, IEEE 802.11, IEEE 802a, image/GIF, image/JFIF, Kerberos, L2TP, LDAP, LLC, LMP, MGCP, MIME Multipart, MMSE, MPLS, MTP2, NBNS, NDMP, NMAS, NSIP, OLSR, PER, pflog, PGM, PostgreSQL, PPP, PRES, Q.931, RADIUS, RTCP, RTP, SDP, SEBEK, SIGCOMP, SIP, SLSK, SMB, SMPP, SRVLOC, SSL/TLS, T.38, TACACS, TCAP, TCP, X11
  • New and updated capture file support
  • Windows Sniffer