Wireshark-bugs: [Wireshark-bugs] [Bug 5943] New: Homeplug AV dissector
Date: Sun, 22 May 2011 07:15:29 -0700 (PDT)

           Summary: Homeplug AV dissector
           Product: Wireshark
           Version: SVN
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: Enhancement
          Priority: Low
         Component: Wireshark
        AssignedTo: wireshark-bugs@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
        ReportedBy: florian@xxxxxxxxxxx

Created an attachment (id=6377)
 --> (https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/attachment.cgi?id=6377)
Patch adding the Homeplug AV ethertype

Build Information:
patches against svn revision 37345

wireshark 1.7.0 (SVN Rev Unknown from unknown)

Copyright 1998-2011 Gerald Combs <gerald@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> and contributors.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO

Compiled (64-bit) with GTK+ 2.24.4, with GLib 2.28.6, with libpcap 1.1.1, with
libz, without POSIX capabilities, without libpcre, without SMI, without
c-ares, without ADNS, without Lua, without Python, with GnuTLS 2.8.6, with
Gcrypt 1.4.6, without Kerberos, without GeoIP, without PortAudio, without

Running on Linux 2.6.38-9-generic, with libpcap version 1.1.1, with libz, GnuTLS 2.8.6, Gcrypt 1.4.6.

Built using gcc 4.5.2.
The two patches attached allow the dissection of the Homeplug AV Ethernet MAC
management frames between a controlling device and a Homeplug AV Ethernet to
PLC adapter. This protocol is pretty similar to the previous generation
Homeplug protocol (dissected by packet-homeplug.c) but a couple of noticeable
differences make it require its own dissector handler.

This dissector is based on the work done by Nicolas Thill, Xavier Carcelle and
myself in the Faifa project (https://dev.open-plc.org).

The dissector handles the standard Homeplug AV Ethernet MAC management frames
(called public) as well as the Intellon specific management frames (vendor).

I am looking forward to your feedback.

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