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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''' ||
 || 1.10.1 || Unknown || Initial release of the next stable branch ||
 || 1.8.8 || June 7, 2013 || Next maintenance release of the stable branch ||
 || 1.6.16 || June 7, 2013 || Next maintenance release of the old stable branch ||
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== V1.0 == == Upcoming Release Status ==
== 1.10.1 ==
=== Pending Tasks ===
 * Move over the following revisions:
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49697|Rev 49697]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8742|Bug 8742]] - initialize netmon frame_table
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49802|Rev 49802]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8717|Bug 8717]] - Fix crash trying to reassembly bad ETSI DCP packets.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49804|Rev 49804]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8736|Bug 8736]] - Crash analyzing VoIP Calls (T38)
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49811|Rev 49811]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8773|Bug 8773]] - Explicitly clear the icon cache in the Windows installer and uninstaller.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49830|Rev 49830]] - Display private and global profiles correctly in the profiles menu.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49848|Rev 49848]] - Misaligned columns in hex dump pane with pango-1.18.x
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49850|Rev 49850]] - Get rid of GTK+ warnings when editing interface settings from the welcome screen.
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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=49798|Rev 49798]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8774|Bug 8774]] - Wrong encoding for 2 pod files causes build to fail.
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Things also desirable for the 1.0 release: == 1.8.8 ==
=== Pending Tasks ===
 * Move over the following revisions:
  ''Queue Empty''
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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=49409|Rev 49409]] - Handle truncated packets with DLT_USERxy
  * [[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.
  * [[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=49679|Rev 49679]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8729|Bug 8729]] - Denial of service via crafted RDP packet.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49686|Rev 49686]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8730|Bug 8730]] - Infinite loop in GSM CBCH dissector.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49729|Rev 49729]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8759|Bug 8759]] - handle list ending delimiter in bt-dht peer list
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49744|Rev 49744]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8764|Bug 8764]] - Fix fuzz failure in assa_r3 dissector.
  * [[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.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49682|Rev 49682]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8744|Bug 8744]] - Display C12.22 Invocation Id as unsigned integer
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49698|Rev 49698]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8756|Bug 8756]] - Compute the number of septets needed for an alphanumeric address
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49722|Rev 49722]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8739|Bug 8739]] - Move offset to end of line without assuming that we always have \r\n at the end of it
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49644|Rev 49644]], [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49652|Rev 49652]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=3290|Bug 3290]] - Do proper bounds checking for NULL trees.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49739|Rev 49739]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8760|Bug 8760]] - Fix crash from fuzz'd Veriwave file.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49787|Rev 49787]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8768|Bug 8768]] - TETRA dissector assertion.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49802|Rev 49802]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8717|Bug 8717]] - Fix crash trying to reassembly bad ETSI DCP packets.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49804|Rev 49804]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8736|Bug 8736]] - Crash analyzing VoIP Calls (T38)

=== Not Completed ===

== 1.6.16 ==
=== Pending Tasks ===
 * Move over the following revisions:
  ''Queue Closed''

## ''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.
  * [[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.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49698|Rev 49698]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8756|Bug 8756]] - Compute the number of septets needed for an alphanumeric address
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49722|Rev 49722]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8739|Bug 8739]] - Move offset to end of line without assuming that we always have \r\n at the end of it
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49644|Rev 49644]], [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49652|Rev 49652]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=3290|Bug 3290]] - Do proper bounds checking for NULL trees.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49787|Rev 49787]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8768|Bug 8768]] - TETRA dissector assertion.
  * [[http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=49802|Rev 49802]] - [[https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=8717|Bug 8717]] - Fix crash trying to reassembly bad ETSI DCP packets.

=== 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

    1.10.1

    Unknown

    Initial release of the next stable branch

    1.8.8

    June 7, 2013

    Next maintenance release of the stable branch

    1.6.16

    June 7, 2013

    Next maintenance release of the old stable branch

Upcoming Release Status

1.10.1

Pending Tasks

  • Move over the following revisions:
    • Rev 49697 - Bug 8742 - initialize netmon frame_table

    • Rev 49802 - Bug 8717 - Fix crash trying to reassembly bad ETSI DCP packets.

    • Rev 49804 - Bug 8736 - Crash analyzing VoIP Calls (T38)

    • Rev 49811 - Bug 8773 - Explicitly clear the icon cache in the Windows installer and uninstaller.

    • Rev 49830 - Display private and global profiles correctly in the profiles menu.

    • Rev 49848 - Misaligned columns in hex dump pane with pango-1.18.x

    • Rev 49850 - Get rid of GTK+ warnings when editing interface settings from the welcome screen.

Completed Tasks

1.8.8

Pending Tasks

  • Move over the following revisions:
    • Queue Empty

Completed Tasks

Not Completed

1.6.16

Pending Tasks

  • Move over the following revisions:
    • Queue Closed

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)