Kismet 2019-09-R1 is here!
This release has a handful of bug fixes, some fun improvements to the UI, but most imporantly, solves an issue where some pyModeS code under the GPL3 license was improperly merged in to kismet_cap_sdr_rtladsb which is under GPL2. Many apologies to the pyModeS team!
Bugfixes and related
- Remove GPL3 code improperly included into the GPL2 code base
- Handle altitude in adsb correctly
- Rename demo plugins consistently
- Fix expander arrows in the UI
- Fix device table not showing details after changing the columns
- Fix wigle export not pulling SSID from new aliased record
- Tweak python polling/process management
Building on some of the reports from running the new code in the Defcon environment, 2019-08-R2 has a large focus on simplifying the threading system and solving deadlocks under extremely busy conditions.
New features and improvements
- Live display of QBSS channel use and station count
- Live update of device details windows
- Migration to consistent graphing platform (chartjs)
- New filter_locals option to wifi capture sources to use BPF to filter other local interfaces, simplifying remote cap over Wi-Fi
- Incorporate flight number and other info into ADSB device names
Known bugs & issues
- ADSB does not include lat/lon yet
- rtl_adsb may die and not be noticed by Python
You can get the 2019-09-R1 release from the Kismet downloads page.
If you’re looking to package Kismet, have a look at the packaging guidelines.