I am getting this error:
What is the possible reason?
asked 27 Jan '12, 04:04
edited 27 Jan '12, 06:20
Of course, without a capture file to test against, it's impossible to say for sure if this is the actual problem or not. If you can apply the patch yourself and test it, that would confirm it. Alternatively, you could post a small capture file to either the wireshark-dev or wireshark-users mailing lists, and someone could probably test it.
Another option would be to download and install a development version of the Wireshark installer post-r39873, such as one of those found here, then test it to see if the problem is resolved.
answered 27 Jan '12, 17:29
You should try running Wireshark using a debugger; this will help you isolate what line in your dissector code is failing. Looking at
What version of the source are you using, and have you made any modifications to
Edit: The line in question for 1.6.4 is this:
I'm going to guess that the problem is really from line 2522:
I'm going to guess that you have called
answered 27 Jan '12, 06:23
edited 27 Jan '12, 07:03