[Winpcap-users] [ANNOUNCE] WinPcap 4.1.3 has been released

Gianluca Varenni Gianluca.Varenni at riverbed.com
Fri Mar 8 16:28:03 PST 2013

As of today, WinPcap 4.1.3 is available in the download section of the WinPcap website, http://www.winpcap.org/

This release adds support for Windows 8 and Server 2012, and fixes a couple of security issues in the WinPcap driver that could cause an OS crash.

Full details of the changes can be found in the change log below.

Gianluca Varenni

WinPcap Team

Changelog from WinPcap 4.1.2


- Added support for Windows 8 and Server 2012

- Removed the old CACE logo

- Bugfixes:

  + Fixed a bug in the Just-In-Time compiler for BPF filters that could

    cause an OS crash when dealing with specially crafted LD


  + The BPF filter validation code was not properly validating

    division-by-zero DIV instructions.

- Known bugs:

  + Transmitted packets are looped back on Windows 8 even when using the

    flag PCAP_OPENFLAGS_NOCAPTURE_LOCAL for pcap_open.

  + pcap_dump_fopen is not supported.

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