Wireshark-bugs: [Wireshark-bugs] [Bug 6373] Dissector for SPICE remote desktop protocol
Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2011 14:23:42 -0700 (PDT)
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=6373

--- Comment #14 from Stephen Fisher <[email protected]> 2011-09-28 15:23:41 MDT ---
(In reply to comment #13)
> Right, it has the state information between the client and the server - which
> is exactly why if the VNC dissector failed to find the start of the connection,
> it should give up, as perhaps it's not VNC at all.

But what if it is VNC?  I misspoke a bit before.  After the initial connection
setup messages are exchanged in VNC, each further message is mostly self
contained and can be interpreted properly.  Some cases where it can't are when
certain values are used from the connection setup like the pixel depth and that
can throw off the dissection accuracy, although it's still better than nothing
IMHO.

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