Wireshark-bugs: [Wireshark-bugs] [Bug 6367] Correct IPv6 packet reported as malformed
Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2011 00:16:11 -0700 (PDT)
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=6367

--- Comment #2 from Jaap Keuter <[email protected]> 2011-09-21 09:16:05 CEST ---
(In reply to comment #0)
> If an IPv6 packet uses a protocol that is unknown to wireshark wireshark will
> make guesses about the format of the packet and report the packet as malformed
> if the incorrectly deduced fields contain unexpected values.

I would say that this is a Destination option header, which means it has to
adhere to the format layed out in RFC 2460 section 4.2. In that sense the
Option Type, and possibly Option Length, are bogus.

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