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Wireshark is one of the world's foremost network protocol analyzers, and is the standard in many parts of the industry. It is the continuation of a project that started in 1998. Hundreds of developers around the world have contributed to it, and it it still under active development.

Wireshark has a rich feature set which includes the following:

  • Standard three-pane packet browser
  • Multi-platform: Runs on Windows, Linux, OS X, Solaris, FreeBSD, NetBSD, and many others
  • Multi-interface: Along with a standard GUI, Wireshark includes TShark, a text-mode analyzer which is useful for remote more...

What's New

Version 1.12.4:
Vulnerabilities Fixed
  • wnpa-sec-2015-06 - The ATN-CPDLC dissector could crash. (Bug 9952) CVE-2015-2187
  • wnpa-sec-2015-07 - The WCP dissector could crash. (Bug 10844) CVE-2015-2188
  • wnpa-sec-2015-08 - The pcapng file parser could crash. (Bug 10895) CVE-2015-2189
  • wnpa-sec-2015-09 - The LLDP dissector could crash. (Bug 10983) more...


  • OS X 10.6 or later
  • X11 or XQuartz

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Date 15 Mar 2015
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