Which GPG Key for Which Source Tarball?

libpcap starting with release 1.4.0, tcpdump starting with release 4.4.0 and all tcpslice releases are signed using the GPG key RSA E089DEF1D9C15D0D.

Most older libpcap and tcpdump releases are signed using the GPG key DSA 464D3CEB89E917F3.

Old Releases

Tcpdump

Version: 4.9.3
Release Date: September 30, 2019
Download: tcpdump-4.9.3.tar.gz (changelog) (PGP signature and key)

This tcpdump release addresses a large number of vulnerabilities reported by:

  • Bhargava Shastry, SecT/TU Berlin
  • Include Security
  • Henri Salo from Nixu Corporation
  • Konrad Rieck
  • Luis Rocha
  • Brian 'geeknik' Carpenter
  • Junjie Wang
  • Ryan Ackroyd
  • Mateusz Jurczyk

We maintain a list of public CVE information. This tcpdump release requires libpcap 1.9.1 in order to pass all test cases.

Libpcap

Version: 1.9.1
Release Date: September 30, 2019
Download: libpcap-1.9.1.tar.gz (changelog) (PGP signature and key)

Tcpdump

Version: 4.9.2
Release Date: September 3, 2017
Download: tcpdump-4.9.2.tar.gz (changelog) (PGP signature and key)

This tcpdump release addresses a number of vulnerabilities discovered and reported by:

  • Bhargava Shastry, SecT/TU Berlin
  • Brian 'geeknik' Carpenter
  • Forcepoint's security researchers Otto Airamo & Antti Levomäki
  • Henri Salo from Nixu Corporation
  • Kamil Frankowicz
  • Kim Gwan Yeong
  • Wilfried Kirsch
  • Yannick Formaggio

Libpcap

Version: 1.9.0
Release Date: July 22, 2018
Download: libpcap-1.9.0.tar.gz (changelog) (PGP signature and key)

Version 1.9.0 not released in synchrony with tcpdump 4.9.x

Tcpdump

Version: 4.9.1
Release Date: July 23, 2017
Download: tcpdump-4.9.1.tar.gz (changelog) (PGP signature and key)

Version: 4.9.0
Release Date: January 18, 2017
Download: tcpdump-4.9.0.tar.gz (changelog) (PGP signature and key)

Libpcap

Version: 1.8.1
Release Date: October 25, 2016
Download: libpcap-1.8.1.tar.gz (changelog) (PGP signature and key)

Version 1.8.0 was partially released in August 2016, but was withheld along with tcpdump 4.8.0.

Version: 1.7.4
Release Date: June 26, 2015
Download: libpcap-1.7.4.tar.gz (changelog) (PGP signature and key)

Version 1.7.0 was partially released in December 2014, along with tcpdump 1.7.0, but was never properly released. libpcap 1.7.1 was cycled with errors. libpcap 1.7.2 was released 2015-03-11. libpcap 1.7.3 was released 2015-04-22.

Old releases can be found at the release archive. Every release is provided with its corresponding PGP signature file (tcpdump.org signing key).