gerald at ethereal
Dec 15, 2004, 1:40 PM
Post #1 of 1
Ethereal 0.10.8 has been released.
Ethereal 0.10.8 is now available
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
Brian Caswell discovered that an improperly formatted SMB packet could
make Ethereal hang, maximizing CPU utilization. (CAN-2004-1142)
Please see the following advisory for more information:
Everyone is encouraged to upgrade.
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
http://wiki.ethereal.com/TcpPduTime 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
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,
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
The source code, Windows and Solaris installers can be downloaded
immediately from the following locations:
The mirror sites listed at
should be updated shortly.