#12599 closed enhancement (fixed)

libpcap-1.9.1

Reported by: Douglas R. Reno Owned by: Bruce Dubbs
Priority: high Milestone: 9.1
Component: BOOK Version: SVN
Severity: normal Keywords:
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Description

New point version

Change History (3)

comment:1 by Bruce Dubbs, 22 months ago

Owner: changed from blfs-book to Bruce Dubbs
Status: newassigned

comment:2 by Bruce Dubbs, 22 months ago

Priority: normalhigh

Sunday, July 22, 2018

  Summary for 1.9.1 libpcap release
    Mention pcap_get_required_select_timeout() in the main pcap man page
    Fix pcap-usb-linux.c build on systems with musl
    Fix assorted man page and other documentation issues
    Plug assorted memory leaks
    Documentation changes to use https:
    Changes to how time stamp calculations are done
    Lots of tweaks to make newer compilers happier and warning-free and
        to fix instances of C undefined behavior
    Warn if AC_PROG_CC_C99 can't enable C99 support
    Rename pcap_set_protocol() to  pcap_set_protocol_linux().
    Align pcap_t private data on an 8-byte boundary.
    Fix various error messages
    Use 64-bit clean API in dag_findalldevs()
    Fix cleaning up after some errors
    Work around some ethtool ioctl bugs in newer Linux kernels (GitHub
        issue #689)
    Add backwards compatibility sections to some man pages (GitHub issue
        #745)
    Fix autotool configuration on AIX and macOS
    Don't export bpf_filter_with_aux_data() or struct bpf_aux_data;
        they're internal-only and subject to change
    Fix pcapng block size checking
    On macOS, don't build rpcapd or test programs any fatter than they
        need to be
    Fix reading of capture statistics for Linux USB
    Fix packet size values for Linux USB packets (GitHub issue #808)
    Check only VID in VLAN test in filterss (GitHub issue #461)
    Fix pcap_list_datalinks on 802.11 devices on macOS
    Fix overflows with very large snapshot length in pcap file
    Improve parsing of rpcapd configuration file (GitHub issue #767)
    Handle systems without strlcpy() or strlcat() better
    Fix crashes and other errors with invalid filter expressions
    Fix use of uninitialized file descriptor in remote capture
    Fix some CMake issues
    Fix some divide-by-zero issues with the filter compiler
    Work around a GNU libc bug in pcap_nametonetaddr()
    Add support for DLT_LINUX_SLL2
    Fix handling of the packet-count argument for Myricom SNF devices
    Fix --disable-rdma in configure script (GitHub issue #782)
    Fix compilation of TurboCap support (GitHub issue #764)
    Constify first argument to pcap_findalldevs_ex()
    Fix a number of issues when running rpcapd as an inetd-style daemon
    Fix CMake issues with D-Bus libraries
    In rpcapd, clean up termination of a capture session
    Redo remote capture protocol negotiation
    In rpcapd, report the same error for "invalid user name" and
        "invalid password", to make brute-forcing harder
    For remote captures, add an error code for "the server requires TLS"
    Fix pcap_dump_fopen() on Windows to avoid clashes between
        {Win,N}Pcap and application C runtimes
    Fix exporting of functions from Windows DLLs (GitHub issue #810)
    Fix building as part of Npcap
    Allow rpcapd to rebind more rapidly
    Fix building shared libpcap library on midipix (midipix.org)
    Fix hack to detect UTF-16LE adapter names on Windows not to go past
        the end of the string
    Fix handling of "wireless WAN" (mobile phone network modems) on
        Windows with WinPcap/Npcap (GitHub issue #824)
    Have pcap_dump_open_append() create the dump file if it doesn't
        exists (GitHub issue #247)
    Fix the maxmum snapshot length for DLT_USBPCAP
    Use -fPIC when building for 64-bit SPARC on Linux (GitHub issue #837)
    Fix CMake 64-bit library installation directory on some Linux
        distributions
    Boost the TPACKET_V3 timeout to the maximum if a timeout of 0 was
        specified
    Five CVE-2019-15161, CVE-2019-15162, CVE-2019-15163, CVE-2019-15164, CVE-2019-15165
    Fixes for CVE-2018-16301, errors in pcapng reading.
    PCAPNG reader applies some sanity checks before doing malloc().

comment:3 by Bruce Dubbs, 22 months ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: assignedclosed

Fixed at revision 22221.

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