Wireshark-users: Re: [Wireshark-users] Decoding AOL Email Packets
From: Stephen Fisher <[email protected]>
Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2007 14:14:56 -0700
On Fri, Apr 13, 2007 at 03:36:50PM -0400, John Dowse wrote:

> I have the captured packet and can decode them as smtp packets or AIM. 
> I can see the routing information and the subject line, but the 
> message body is not legible. How do i decode the actual message 
> itself? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

My guess is that the message body is encoded with base64.  If the 
message isn't private, you could post a small capture file including 
just the message or send it to me privately and I can try to verify it 
is base64 or something else and see if it can easily be 
extracted.

Steve