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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''' ||
 || 1.10.0rc3 || Unknown || Third release candidate for 1.10.0 ||
 || 1.8.8 || Unknown || Next maintenance release of the stable branch ||
 || 1.6.16 || Unknown || Next maintenance release of the old stable branch ||
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== V1.0 == == Upcoming Release Status ==
== 1.10.0rc3 ==
=== Pending Tasks ===
 * Move over the following revisions:
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49259|Rev 49259]] - Add the possibility to use a key for per-packet-data
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49313|Rev 49313]] - Show the number of per-packet-data entries and which protocol has made entries in the frame.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49434|Rev 49434]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8696|Bug 8696]] - When another profile is selected, its column.hidden preference is ignored.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49554|Rev 49554]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8714|Bug 8714]] - Fix tshark core when run with "-q -2 -r"
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49565|Rev 49565]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7733|Bug 7733]] - Ensure most severe is displayed in expert column.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49566|Rev 49566]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8700|Bug 8700]] - Bluetooth: Highlight correct bytes in some SDP trees (Part 2).
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49546|Rev 49546]] - Fix computation of TP-User-Data-Length when SMS is coded with GSM 7 bit default alphabet and TP-User-Data-Header field is present
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49605|Rev 49605]] - Error out if the user omits mandatory fields in the SCCP user table.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49606|Rev 49606]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8721|Bug 8721]] - Fix quadratic-time performance of ICMP taps.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49610|Rev 49610]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8731|Bug 8731]] - Bugfix crash when 'SCTP' -> 'Prepare Filter for this Association' has no associations.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49623|Rev 49623]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8733|Bug 8733]] - Fix infinite recursion in HTTP dissector.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49651|Rev 49651]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8735|Bug 8735]] - Check USB CCID length to see if there are bytes for subdissectors to use instead of calling them blindly.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49653|Rev 49653]] - [[http://serverfault.com/questions/512059/why-am-i-seeing-so-many-mapi-unknown-request-response-in-a-packet-capture|Server Fault 512059]] - Give the operation number when reporting that a given operation is not handled by a DCE RPC dissector.
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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 ===
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49570|Rev 49570]] - Add Mike Garratt to the list of authors.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49616|Rev 49616]] - Correct the c-ares directory name in the clean_setup target.
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Things also desirable for the 1.0 release: == 1.8.8 ==
=== Pending Tasks ===
 * Move over the following revisions:
   * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49409|Rev 49409]] - Handle truncated packets with DLT_USERxy
   * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49426|Rev 49426]] - Add some newlines at the end of the wireshark.pod.template file so the authors are printed properly.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49437|Rev 49437]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8680|Bug 8680]] - Add decryption for WPA eapol 4-way handshake
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49451|Rev 49451]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8066|Bug 8066]] - Add argument to printf to prevent "corrupted" data.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49513|Rev 49513]] - Fix presentation of randpkt types.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49565|Rev 49565]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7733|Bug 7733]] - Ensure most severe is displayed in expert column.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49546|Rev 49546]] - Fix computation of TP-User-Data-Length when SMS is coded with GSM 7 bit default alphabet and TP-User-Data-Header field is present
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48789|Rev 48789]] - Fix dissection of IMSI detach from non-EPS service type
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49610|Rev 49610]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8731|Bug 8731]] - Bugfix crash when 'SCTP' -> 'Prepare Filter for this Association' has no associations.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49623|Rev 49623]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8733|Bug 8733]] - Fix infinite recursion in HTTP dissector.
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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?
## ''Queue Closed''
## ''Queue Empty''
## 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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== Beyond V1.0 == === Completed Tasks ===
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=44674|Rev 44674]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7664|Bug 7664]] (partial),[[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8726|Bug 8726]] - Fix crash in the GMR1_BCCH dissector.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=43716|Rev 43716]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8725|Bug 8725]] - Fix fuzz crash in capwap dissector.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=46128|Rev 46128]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7880|Bug 7880]],[[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8727|Bug 8727]] - Fix PPP fuzz crash.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49418|Rev 49418]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8697|Bug 8697]] - Don't access nbap_dch_chnl_info if the index is > maxNrOfDCHs.

=== Not Completed ===

== 1.6.16 ==
=== Pending Tasks ===
 * Move over the following revisions:
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49513|Rev 49513]] - Fix presentation of randpkt types.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49565|Rev 49565]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7733|Bug 7733]] - Ensure most severe is displayed in expert column.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=48789|Rev 48789]] - Fix dissection of IMSI detach from non-EPS service type
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49623|Rev 49623]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8733|Bug 8733]] - Fix infinite recursion in HTTP dissector.

## ''Queue Empty''

=== Completed ===
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=43716|Rev 43716]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8725|Bug 8725]] - Fix fuzz crash in capwap dissector.

=== 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

    1.10.0rc3

    Unknown

    Third release candidate for 1.10.0

    1.8.8

    Unknown

    Next maintenance release of the stable branch

    1.6.16

    Unknown

    Next maintenance release of the old stable branch

Upcoming Release Status

1.10.0rc3

Pending Tasks

  • Move over the following revisions:
    • Rev 49259 - Add the possibility to use a key for per-packet-data

    • Rev 49313 - Show the number of per-packet-data entries and which protocol has made entries in the frame.

    • Rev 49434 - Bug 8696 - When another profile is selected, its column.hidden preference is ignored.

    • Rev 49554 - Bug 8714 - Fix tshark core when run with "-q -2 -r"

    • Rev 49565 - Bug 7733 - Ensure most severe is displayed in expert column.

    • Rev 49566 - Bug 8700 - Bluetooth: Highlight correct bytes in some SDP trees (Part 2).

    • Rev 49546 - Fix computation of TP-User-Data-Length when SMS is coded with GSM 7 bit default alphabet and TP-User-Data-Header field is present

    • Rev 49605 - Error out if the user omits mandatory fields in the SCCP user table.

    • Rev 49606 - Bug 8721 - Fix quadratic-time performance of ICMP taps.

    • Rev 49610 - Bug 8731 - Bugfix crash when 'SCTP' -> 'Prepare Filter for this Association' has no associations.

    • Rev 49623 - Bug 8733 - Fix infinite recursion in HTTP dissector.

    • Rev 49651 - Bug 8735 - Check USB CCID length to see if there are bytes for subdissectors to use instead of calling them blindly.

    • Rev 49653 - Server Fault 512059 - Give the operation number when reporting that a given operation is not handled by a DCE RPC dissector.

Completed Tasks

  • Rev 49570 - Add Mike Garratt to the list of authors.

  • Rev 49616 - Correct the c-ares directory name in the clean_setup target.

1.8.8

Pending Tasks

  • Move over the following revisions:
    • Rev 49409 - Handle truncated packets with DLT_USERxy

    • Rev 49426 - Add some newlines at the end of the wireshark.pod.template file so the authors are printed properly.

    • Rev 49437 - Bug 8680 - Add decryption for WPA eapol 4-way handshake

    • Rev 49451 - Bug 8066 - Add argument to printf to prevent "corrupted" data.

    • Rev 49513 - Fix presentation of randpkt types.

    • Rev 49565 - Bug 7733 - Ensure most severe is displayed in expert column.

    • Rev 49546 - Fix computation of TP-User-Data-Length when SMS is coded with GSM 7 bit default alphabet and TP-User-Data-Header field is present

    • Rev 48789 - Fix dissection of IMSI detach from non-EPS service type

    • Rev 49610 - Bug 8731 - Bugfix crash when 'SCTP' -> 'Prepare Filter for this Association' has no associations.

    • Rev 49623 - Bug 8733 - Fix infinite recursion in HTTP dissector.

Completed Tasks

Not Completed

1.6.16

Pending Tasks

  • Move over the following revisions:

Completed

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)