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Vulnerabilities with 3.0

asked 2019-03-28 22:33:04 +0000

Hello, What are the associated vulnerabilities with Wireshark version 3.0.0.

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answered 2019-03-31 04:03:38 +0000

Yalek W gravatar image

Note sure if it fits this description but here we go:

More of an error to me with Health level 7 protocol, and it turns out that Health level 7 protocol is kinda error prone because if you turn on the checkbox "Display raw text for HL7 message", Wireshark v3.0.0 will throw an error saying in a CMD debugger "Err Preference tcp.port has already been registered". I dont know if other verisons do this as well either but its been an ongoing issue ive found.

Now, I found a fix to that thankfully. Going to the preferences file in appdata WITHOUT having wireshark launched, and goto (or find) the text where it says this: "# Specifies that the raw text of the HL7 message should be displayed in addition to the dissection tree TRUE or FALSE (case-insensitive) hl7.display_raw: TRUE" << please change that to FALSE in order to get rid of the error and debugger. << That will need fixing in the future.

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This should really be another question, even then it's probably better to go straight to the Wireshark bugzilla and raise a bug report.

grahamb gravatar imagegrahamb ( 2019-03-31 18:59:07 +0000 )edit

And, in fact, if you find any ongoing issues, please report them as bugs; the Q&A site may be a place to ask whether some behavior is a bug, but if it's obvious that it's a bug, the right place to report it is the bug database.

Guy Harris gravatar imageGuy Harris ( 2019-04-01 03:31:27 +0000 )edit

answered 2019-03-29 08:49:10 +0000

Jasper gravatar image

You could lookup the CVE numbers assigned to Wireshark and check which versions they apply to:

If you're worried about attacks against Wireshark you might also want to read this:

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