scapy v2.4.4 Release Notes

Release Date: 2020-09-02 // over 3 years ago
  • Main Changes


    • 776 commits to master since this v2.4.3
    • ๐Ÿ›  fix how timestamps are measured on layer 3 (broken since 2.4.1)
    • โฌ‡๏ธ drop DNET support (deprecated since 2.4.0)
    • Scapy will now use libpcap instead of tcpdump to compile the filters (tcpdump is still used to filter pcaps)
    • ๐Ÿšš major changes to the online doc: add an automatically generated API reference with visual representation of each layer, move to Sphinx 3.0.0, new layer-specific doc...
    • ๐Ÿ›  *BSD fixes
    • more doc to many functions


    • ๐Ÿ†• New layers (homeplug sg, smb2, NSH, RPL, ERSPAN, BFD, ROCE...)
    • ๐Ÿ›  TLS: TLS 1.3 support & many fixes
    • 802.11 improvements / WPA3 detection
    • ๐Ÿ›  Netflow 9 fixes
    • ๐Ÿ”จ Major refactor & changes of the Automotive layers
    • HTTP changes
    • ๐Ÿ›  DHCPv6 fixes according to revision of the RFC
    • Bluetooth improvements (+BLE)
    • ๐Ÿ›  minor fixes to Radius, PPP, GTP, IPsec, CDP, VTP, HTTP/2, ...

Previous changes from v2.4.2

  • Main changes

    • Gabriel Potter is officially part of the Scapy maintainers team
    • ๐Ÿ‘€ PEP08 compliance (see #1277)
    • ๐Ÿ‘€ Speed improvements (see #642)


    • ๐Ÿ”€ 253 merged pull requests since v2.4.0
    • ๐Ÿ‘ Python 3.7 support
    • โœจ Enhanced Windows support
    • โœ… unit testing is now 100% tox based


    Major changes

    • Many automotive related layers added (ISO-TP...)

    ๐Ÿ†• New

    • EtherCat
    • OPCDA
    • SOCKS
    • USBpcap
    • RPKI

    ๐Ÿ‘Œ Improved

    • MACsec, MQTT, MPLS, DNS, ARP, Dot15d4, Zigbee, Bluetooth4LE, RadioTap ...
    • โœจ Enhanced monitor mode support