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I have a wireshark traffic file with AMQPS messages so encrypted with SSL/TLS. I have the private key in PEM format (RSA PRIVATE KEY) but I'm not able to create a new entry in the RSA key list because it warning me that dissector protocol 'amqp' on port 5671 isn't available. How can I decrypt AMQP traffic ?

Thanks, Paolo

asked 28 Aug '15, 07:27

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in the latest development release (1.99.x), the AMPQ dissector adds itself to the ssl dissector with port 5671 (see packet-ampq.c - ssl_dissector_add), so this should be possible if you try it with 1.99.x. BTW: Wireshark 1.12.x does not have that code, you it won't work with 1.12.x! What is your Wireshark version?

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answered 28 Aug '15, 07:48

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Kurt Knochner ♦
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edited 28 Aug '15, 08:14

I'm using 1.12.5

(28 Aug '15, 09:36) ppatierno

then it won't work. Please try 1.99.8

(28 Aug '15, 09:38) Kurt Knochner ♦

However I installed 1.99.8. I added the private key in the RSA key list without errors ... good. After loading the pcapng file with captured traffic I still see the encrypted traffic and not in clear ... it seems decryption isn't working. Do I need to execute some action ?

Thanks, Paolo

(28 Aug '15, 10:04) ppatierno

should work out of-the-box. Can you please provide the SSL debug file (see SSL preferences)? I guess you are using a cipher (DHE, DHCE), which cannot be decrypted with the RSA key.

(28 Aug '15, 10:12) Kurt Knochner ♦
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