Re: Traceroute Mal-formed packets

From: Pekka Savola (pekkas@netcore.fi)
Date: Thu Mar 06 2003 - 03:21:48 EST


On Wed, 5 Mar 2003, John McLaren wrote:
> It appears that the UDP packets generated by the traceroute utilities are
> malformed - illegal header length. I have posted an article of my findings:
>
> http://campus.murraystate.edu/tsm/tsm352/LinuxStuff/TraceRouteBug.doc
>
> I would appreciate hearing about any other information anyone might have on
> this subject.

I bet that if the findings were in a non-proprietary format, this might
spark more activity.

-- 
Pekka Savola                 "You each name yourselves king, yet the
Netcore Oy                    kingdom bleeds."
Systems. Networks. Security. -- George R.R. Martin: A Clash of Kings

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