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Wireshark (32-bit)

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Download Wireshark 3.6.8 (32-bit)

  -  58.3 MB  -  Open Source
  • Latest Version:

    Wireshark 3.6.8 (32-bit) LATEST

  • Requirements:

    Windows XP / Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10

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  • Author / Product:

    Wireshark Foundation / Wireshark (32-bit)

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The Ethereal network protocol analyzer has changed its name to Wireshark. The name might be new, but the software is the same. Wireshark's powerful features make it the tool of choice for network troubleshooting, protocol development, and education worldwide.

Wireshark was written by networking experts around the world and is an example of the power of the open-source. The app is used by network professionals around the world for analysis, troubleshooting, software and protocol development, and education.

The program has all of the standard features you would expect in a protocol analyzer, and several features not seen in any other product. Its open source license allows talented experts in the networking community to add enhancements.

Features and Highlights

  • Deep inspection of hundreds of protocols, with more being added all the time
  • Live capture and offline analysis
  • Standard three-pane packet browser
  • Multi-platform: Runs on Windows, Linux, macOS, Solaris, FreeBSD, NetBSD, and many others
  • Captured network data can be browsed via a GUI, or via the TTY-mode TShark utility
  • The most powerful display filters in the industry
  • Rich VoIP analysis
  • Read/write many different capture file formats: tcpdump (libpcap), Pcap NG, Catapult DCT2000, Cisco Secure IDS iplog, Microsoft Network Monitor, Network General Sniffer® (compressed and uncompressed), Sniffer® Pro, and NetXray®, Network Instruments Observer, NetScreen snoop, Novell LANalyzer, RADCOM WAN/LAN Analyzer, Shomiti/Finisar Surveyor, Tektronix K12xx, Visual Networks Visual UpTime, WildPackets EtherPeek/TokenPeek/AiroPeek, and many others
  • Capture files compressed with gzip can be decompressed on the fly
  • Live data can be read from Ethernet, IEEE 802.11, PPP/HDLC, ATM, Bluetooth, USB, Token Ring, Frame Relay, FDDI, and others (depending on your platform)
  • Decryption support for many protocols, including IPsec, ISAKMP, Kerberos, SNMPv3, SSL/TLS, WEP, and WPA/WPA2
  • Coloring rules can be applied to the packet list for quick, intuitive analysis
  • Output can be exported to XML, PostScript®, CSV, or plain text

Also Available: Wireshark (64-bit), Wireshark for Mac and Wireshark Portable

What's new in this version:

- This is the last release branch with support for 32-bit Windows. Updates will no longer be available after May 22, 2024 for that platform

- TCAP Malformed exception on externally re-assembled packet
- Extended 3GPP-GPRS-Negotiated-QoS-profile strings decoded incompletely
- HTTP2 dissector decodes first SSL record only
- L2TP improvements - cookie length detection, UDP encapsulation and more
- USB Truncation of URB_isochronous in frames
- ISUP/BICC parameter summary text duplication
- Running shows missing packages that Centos does not need
- IPX/IPX RIP: Crash on expand subtree
- Qt: A file or packet comment that is too large will corrupt the pcapng file
- BGP dissector bug
- Wrong interpretation of the cbsp.rep_period field in epan/dissectors/packet-gsm_cbsp.c
- Assertion due to incorrect mask for btatt.battery_power_state.*
- Qt: Expert Info dialog not showing Malformed Frame when Frame length is less than captured length
- Wireshark and tshark become non-responsive when reading certain packets

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