pcapfix - Repair Tool for Corrupted pcap Files

Property Value
Distribution openSUSE Leap 15.0
Repository Network Utilities all
Package name pcapfix
Package version 0.7.3
Package release lp150.1.1
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Installed size 62.10 KB
Download size 32.87 KB
Official Mirror widehat.opensuse.org
pcapfix is a repair tool for corrupted pcap files. It checks for an intact pcap
global header and repairs it if there are any corrupted bytes. If one is not
present, one is created and added to the beginning of the file. It then tries
to find pcap packet headers, and checks and repairs them.


Package Version Architecture Repository
pcapfix - - -


Name Value
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.14)(64bit) -


Name Value
pcapfix = 0.7.3-lp150.1.1
pcapfix(x86-64) = 0.7.3-lp150.1.1


Type URL
Binary Package pcapfix-0.7.3-lp150.1.1.x86_64.rpm
Source Package pcapfix-0.7.3-lp150.1.1.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Add the Network Utilities repository:
    # zypper addrepo http://widehat.opensuse.org/opensuse/repositories/network:/utilities/openSUSE_Leap_15.0/ network-utilities
  2. Install pcapfix rpm package:
    # zypper install pcapfix




2013-06-18 - pascal.bleser@opensuse.org
- update to 0.7.3:
* added snoop file detection
* added large file support on 32bit architectures
* fixed minor bugs
2013-03-30 - pascal.bleser@opensuse.org
- update to 0.7.2:
* fixed problems installing man-pages (on some systems)
* updated man-page
2012-10-18 - pascal.bleser@opensuse.org
- update to 0.7:
* added support for swapped (big endian) pcap files
* fixed detection bug when corrupted packet is larger than 65536 bytes
* fixed minimal packet limit to cope with wlan traffic
- changes from 0.6:
* added deep scan option (-d) to force packet detection inside the whole file
* detects ascii-corruption in pcap header (unix->win)
* improved global header and packet checks (0 <= usec <= 1000000)
* repair files that first packet is entirely corrupted
* repair oversized packets
* improved last packet mismatch correction
* fixed reading packets over EOF
2012-05-06 - pascal.bleser@opensuse.org
- update to 0.5:
* repair files that packets were not saved chronologically
* detect and repair overlapping packets
* detect and repair cut-off pcap files
* detect and repair ascii-mode transfered pcap files (pcap headers only!)
* added progress bar
* added man-page
2012-04-28 - pascal.bleser@opensuse.org
- update to 0.4:
* completely redesigned packet detection algorithm (replaced
bottom-up-recovery with brute-force-packet-guessing)
* improved detection rate by additional plausability checks
* increased speed when repairing large pcap files
2012-04-01 - pascal.bleser@opensuse.org
- initial version (0.3)

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