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This is a tentative roadmap for the next stable releases of Wireshark. For more information on the Wireshark release lifecycle and on past releases see [[Development/LifeCycle]].
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Don't expect any timelines here, the Ethereal V1.0 release might still be far, far away! == Planning ==
 || '''Release''' || '''Expected Date''' || '''Notes''' ||
 || 1.9.3 || Unknown || Next development release preceding 1.10.0 ||
 || 1.8.7 || Unknown || Next maintenance release of the stable branch ||
 || 1.6.15 || Unknown || Next maintenance release of the old stable branch ||
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== V1.0 == == Upcoming Release Status ==
== 1.8.7 ==
=== Pending Tasks ===
 * Move over the following revisions:
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=43547|Rev 43547]] - Clean up capture option tooltip spacing and remove an extraneous word (at the end of the monitor mode description). Also use sizeof for a buffer size.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48159|Rev 48159]] - Avoid a potential divide-by-zero condition.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=45687|Rev 45687]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7882|Bug 7882]] - AddressString can have a size of 1
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48261|Rev 48261]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8452|Bug 8452]] - Replace use of INCLUDES with AM_CPPFLAGS in all Makefiles
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48393|Rev 48393]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8493|Bug 8493]] - Use proto_tree_add_item instead of proto_tree_add_bits_item to display Used Cipher
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48461|Rev 48461]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7310|Bug 7310]] - glusterfs: improve endianness handling and displaying of dict contents
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48466|Rev 48466]] - Properly set the TCP ISN's when the SYN and SYN/ACK are captured out-of-order.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48563|Rev 48563]] - [[http://ask.wireshark.org/questions/19844|Ask 19844]] - Add checksum_bad (set to FALSE) to the tree when the checksum is correct.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48578|Rev 48578]] - Fix a few cases in the SIP dissector where it was not taking into account that tvb_reported_length_remaining() can return -1.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48595|Rev 48595]] - Fix the incorrectly duplicated display filter for hf_om2k_cbi.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48597|Rev 48597]] - Fix the incorrectly duplicated display filter for hf_gsm_map_dlci.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48601|Rev 48601]] - Fix the incorrectly duplicated display filter for hf_gsm_map_etsi_pdp_type_number.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48602|Rev 48602]] - Fix the incorrectly duplicated display filter for hf_ixveriwave_vw_info_retryCount.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48613|Rev 48613]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8532|Bug 8532]] - Fix filters as well as dissection of lat and long according to 3GPP TS 23.032.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48616|Rev 48616]] - Fix the incorrectly duplicated display filter for hf_kdsp_source_name.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48619|Rev 48619]] - SASP: first_flag should be static.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48620|Rev 48620]] - Fix Coverity CID's 281433-281434: Unintended sign extension (as well as Coverity 702381: Missing break in switch, which comes along for the ride.)
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48622|Rev 48622]] - Fix Coverity CID's 280305-280306: Negative loop bound.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48628|Rev 48628]] - Fix the incorrectly duplicated display filter for hf_openwire_throwable_linenumber.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48664|Rev 48664]] - Newly assigned TLS and DTLS cipher suite names.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48684|Rev 48684]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8548|Bug 8548]] - Fix IRC dissector so it can handle multiple params.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48697|Rev 48697]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8450|Bug 8450]] - Do not try to systematically fetch a third digit for Country Code: its length can be from 1 to 3 digits.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48724|Rev 48724]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8556|Bug 8556]] - Don't check for MPEG-2 Transport files before checking for ERF files, as some ERF files pass the MPEG-2 Transport heuristic
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48726|Rev 48726]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8559|Bug 8559]] - Fix dissection of RAN-INFORMATION-APPLICATION-ERROR RIM PDU Indications.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48736|Rev 48736]] - Set 'details' radio button sensitivity also at the creation of the dialog.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48767|Rev 48767]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8554|Bug 8554]] - Part of Ping Reply Message in ICMPv6 Reply Message is marked as "Malformed Packet"
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A collection of things to be done before the 1.0 release of Ethereal. ## ''Queue Empty''
## ''Queue Closed''
## Please use this format: * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=#|Rev #]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=#|Bug #]] - [[http://ask.wireshark.org/questions/#|Ask #]] - Explanation.
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 * Use the "User's Guide" as the online help system for Ethereal releases
 * Add some reasonable example files for filters, rules, ....
 * Cleanup source directories (plugins, packaging, ...)
 * Finish the native Windows interface and integrate it with the main trunk
 * Security improvements
  * Add privilege separation for POSIX environments
  * Add a similar mechanism for the Windows environment
  * Enhance the API to make it easier to write secure code (e.g. add tvb_get_gstring())?
=== Completed Tasks ===
 * Move over the following revisions:
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=47758|Rev 47758]] and related - Better running executable detection in the Windows installer and uninstaller.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=47805|Rev 47805]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8364|Bug 8364]] - Denials of Service in packet-reload.c, [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8546|Bug 8546]] - Denial of Service remains in packet-reload.c in 1.8.6
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48196|Rev 48196]] - Don't show message boxes when doing a silent install or uninstall.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48332|Rev 48332]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8481|Bug 8481]] - Crash via bad format string in call to val_to_str().
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48419|Rev 48419]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8499|Bug 8499]] - Signed/unsigned confusion caused bad allocation requests in websocket dissector.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=45286|Rev 45286]] - Fix unused-result warning in privileges.c
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48582|Rev 48582]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=6011|Bug 6011]] & [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7926|Bug 7926]] - Remove searching in $prefix for packages.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48644|Rev 48644]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8540|Bug 8540]],[[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8541|Bug 8541]] - Fix two crashing overflows in dcp-etsi.
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Things also desirable for the 1.0 release: === Not Completed ===
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=47874|Rev 47874]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7400|Bug 7400]] - Fix Lua 5.2 panic problems. -- ''Doesn't apply cleanly to 1.8. Should this be deferred to 1.10?''
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 * documentation of library API's (e.g. wiretap)
 * make some of the plugins regular dissectors?
 * make the capture filter syntax the same as the display filter syntax?
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== Beyond V1.0 ==
== 1.6.15 ==
=== Pending Tasks ===
 * Move over the following revisions:
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=45687|Rev 45687]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7882|Bug 7882]] - AddressString can have a size of 1
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48466|Rev 48466]] - Properly set the TCP ISN's when the SYN and SYN/ACK are captured out-of-order.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=46805|Rev 46805]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8145|Bug 8145]] - dissect_rpc_array causes assertion fault when array is empty
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48563|Rev 48563]] - [[http://ask.wireshark.org/questions/19844|Ask 19844]] - Add checksum_bad (set to FALSE) to the tree when the checksum is correct.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48578|Rev 48578]] - Fix a few cases in the SIP dissector where it was not taking into account that tvb_reported_length_remaining() can return -1.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48597|Rev 48597]] - Fix the incorrectly duplicated display filter for hf_gsm_map_dlci.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48601|Rev 48601]] - Fix the incorrectly duplicated display filter for hf_gsm_map_etsi_pdp_type_number.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48613|Rev 48613]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8532|Bug 8532]] - Fix filters as well as dissection of lat and long according to 3GPP TS 23.032.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48619|Rev 48619]] - SASP: first_flag should be static.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48622|Rev 48622]] - Fix Coverity CID's 280305-280306: Negative loop bound.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48644|Rev 48644]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8540|Bug 8540]],[[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8541|Bug 8541]] - Fix two crashing overflows in dcp-etsi.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48664|Rev 48664]] - Newly assigned TLS and DTLS cipher suite names.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48697|Rev 48697]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8450|Bug 8450]] - Do not try to systematically fetch a third digit for Country Code: its length can be from 1 to 3 digits.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48726|Rev 48726]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8559|Bug 8559]] - Fix dissection of RAN-INFORMATION-APPLICATION-ERROR RIM PDU Indications.

## ''Queue Empty''
## ''Queue Closed''
## Please use this format: * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=#|Rev #]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=#|Bug #]] - [[http://ask.wireshark.org/questions/#|Ask #]] - Explanation.

=== Completed Tasks ===

=== Not Completed ===


== Proposed Changes ==
 * Items marked with {1} in the TODO list of [[Development/SNMP]]
 * Keep plugin API and ABI stable and versioned, so binary plugins will reliably work with more than one Wireshark version (ABI changes can be followed here: [[http://upstream-tracker.org/versions/wireshark.html|Upstream Tracker]])
  * Run tools/git-compare-abis.sh in the Git repository right before the release
  * Bump library versions as needed based on [[http://www.gnu.org/software/libtool/manual/html_node/Updating-version-info.html|Libtool's documentation]] (don't forget updating debian/wireshark-common.files and debian/wireshark-common.shlibs)
 * Version checking
 * Windows updater
 * Add privilege separation for dissection
 * Add thread/multiprocessor support
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== Unsorted ==
 * Security improvements (see also: [[Security]])
  * Add privilege separation for POSIX environments (in progress)
  * Add a similar mechanism for the Windows environment
  * Enhance the API to make it easier to write secure code (e.g. add tvb_get_gstring())?
 * Documentation of library API's (e.g. wiretap)

Roadmap

This is a tentative roadmap for the next stable releases of Wireshark. For more information on the Wireshark release lifecycle and on past releases see Development/LifeCycle.

Planning

  • Release

    Expected Date

    Notes

    1.9.3

    Unknown

    Next development release preceding 1.10.0

    1.8.7

    Unknown

    Next maintenance release of the stable branch

    1.6.15

    Unknown

    Next maintenance release of the old stable branch

Upcoming Release Status

1.8.7

Pending Tasks

  • Move over the following revisions:
    • Rev 43547 - Clean up capture option tooltip spacing and remove an extraneous word (at the end of the monitor mode description). Also use sizeof for a buffer size.

    • Rev 48159 - Avoid a potential divide-by-zero condition.

    • Rev 45687 - Bug 7882 - AddressString can have a size of 1

    • Rev 48261 - Bug 8452 - Replace use of INCLUDES with AM_CPPFLAGS in all Makefiles

    • Rev 48393 - Bug 8493 - Use proto_tree_add_item instead of proto_tree_add_bits_item to display Used Cipher

    • Rev 48461 - Bug 7310 - glusterfs: improve endianness handling and displaying of dict contents

    • Rev 48466 - Properly set the TCP ISN's when the SYN and SYN/ACK are captured out-of-order.

    • Rev 48563 - Ask 19844 - Add checksum_bad (set to FALSE) to the tree when the checksum is correct.

    • Rev 48578 - Fix a few cases in the SIP dissector where it was not taking into account that tvb_reported_length_remaining() can return -1.

    • Rev 48595 - Fix the incorrectly duplicated display filter for hf_om2k_cbi.

    • Rev 48597 - Fix the incorrectly duplicated display filter for hf_gsm_map_dlci.

    • Rev 48601 - Fix the incorrectly duplicated display filter for hf_gsm_map_etsi_pdp_type_number.

    • Rev 48602 - Fix the incorrectly duplicated display filter for hf_ixveriwave_vw_info_retryCount.

    • Rev 48613 - Bug 8532 - Fix filters as well as dissection of lat and long according to 3GPP TS 23.032.

    • Rev 48616 - Fix the incorrectly duplicated display filter for hf_kdsp_source_name.

    • Rev 48619 - SASP: first_flag should be static.

    • Rev 48620 - Fix Coverity CID's 281433-281434: Unintended sign extension (as well as Coverity 702381: Missing break in switch, which comes along for the ride.)

    • Rev 48622 - Fix Coverity CID's 280305-280306: Negative loop bound.

    • Rev 48628 - Fix the incorrectly duplicated display filter for hf_openwire_throwable_linenumber.

    • Rev 48664 - Newly assigned TLS and DTLS cipher suite names.

    • Rev 48684 - Bug 8548 - Fix IRC dissector so it can handle multiple params.

    • Rev 48697 - Bug 8450 - Do not try to systematically fetch a third digit for Country Code: its length can be from 1 to 3 digits.

    • Rev 48724 - Bug 8556 - Don't check for MPEG-2 Transport files before checking for ERF files, as some ERF files pass the MPEG-2 Transport heuristic

    • Rev 48726 - Bug 8559 - Fix dissection of RAN-INFORMATION-APPLICATION-ERROR RIM PDU Indications.

    • Rev 48736 - Set 'details' radio button sensitivity also at the creation of the dialog.

    • Rev 48767 - Bug 8554 - Part of Ping Reply Message in ICMPv6 Reply Message is marked as "Malformed Packet"

Completed Tasks

  • Move over the following revisions:
    • Rev 47758 and related - Better running executable detection in the Windows installer and uninstaller.

    • Rev 47805 - Bug 8364 - Denials of Service in packet-reload.c, Bug 8546 - Denial of Service remains in packet-reload.c in 1.8.6

    • Rev 48196 - Don't show message boxes when doing a silent install or uninstall.

    • Rev 48332 - Bug 8481 - Crash via bad format string in call to val_to_str().

    • Rev 48419 - Bug 8499 - Signed/unsigned confusion caused bad allocation requests in websocket dissector.

    • Rev 45286 - Fix unused-result warning in privileges.c

    • Rev 48582 - Bug 6011 & Bug 7926 - Remove searching in $prefix for packages.

    • Rev 48644 - Bug 8540,Bug 8541 - Fix two crashing overflows in dcp-etsi.

Not Completed

  • Rev 47874 - Bug 7400 - Fix Lua 5.2 panic problems. -- Doesn't apply cleanly to 1.8. Should this be deferred to 1.10?

1.6.15

Pending Tasks

  • Move over the following revisions:
    • Rev 45687 - Bug 7882 - AddressString can have a size of 1

    • Rev 48466 - Properly set the TCP ISN's when the SYN and SYN/ACK are captured out-of-order.

    • Rev 46805 - Bug 8145 - dissect_rpc_array causes assertion fault when array is empty

    • Rev 48563 - Ask 19844 - Add checksum_bad (set to FALSE) to the tree when the checksum is correct.

    • Rev 48578 - Fix a few cases in the SIP dissector where it was not taking into account that tvb_reported_length_remaining() can return -1.

    • Rev 48597 - Fix the incorrectly duplicated display filter for hf_gsm_map_dlci.

    • Rev 48601 - Fix the incorrectly duplicated display filter for hf_gsm_map_etsi_pdp_type_number.

    • Rev 48613 - Bug 8532 - Fix filters as well as dissection of lat and long according to 3GPP TS 23.032.

    • Rev 48619 - SASP: first_flag should be static.

    • Rev 48622 - Fix Coverity CID's 280305-280306: Negative loop bound.

    • Rev 48644 - Bug 8540,Bug 8541 - Fix two crashing overflows in dcp-etsi.

    • Rev 48664 - Newly assigned TLS and DTLS cipher suite names.

    • Rev 48697 - Bug 8450 - Do not try to systematically fetch a third digit for Country Code: its length can be from 1 to 3 digits.

    • Rev 48726 - Bug 8559 - Fix dissection of RAN-INFORMATION-APPLICATION-ERROR RIM PDU Indications.

Completed Tasks

Not Completed

Proposed Changes

  • Items marked with {1} in the TODO list of Development/SNMP

  • Keep plugin API and ABI stable and versioned, so binary plugins will reliably work with more than one Wireshark version (ABI changes can be followed here: Upstream Tracker)

    • Run tools/git-compare-abis.sh in the Git repository right before the release
    • Bump library versions as needed based on Libtool's documentation (don't forget updating debian/wireshark-common.files and debian/wireshark-common.shlibs)

  • Version checking
  • Windows updater
  • Add privilege separation for dissection
  • Add thread/multiprocessor support

... well, maybe all the points mentioned in the WishList!

Unsorted

  • Security improvements (see also: Security)

    • Add privilege separation for POSIX environments (in progress)
    • Add a similar mechanism for the Windows environment
    • Enhance the API to make it easier to write secure code (e.g. add tvb_get_gstring())?
  • Documentation of library API's (e.g. wiretap)

Discussion

Development/Roadmap (last edited 2020-07-03 15:42:04 by GeraldCombs)