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RFC 4291, "IP Version 6 Addressing Architecture", February 2006

Source of RFC: ipv6 (int)
See Also: RFC 4291w/ inline errata

Errata ID: 3480
Status: Verified
Type: Technical
Publication Format(s) : TEXT

Reported By: Erik Hugne
Date Reported: 2013-02-07
Verifier Name: Brian Haberman
Date Verified: 2013-03-16

Section 2.7 says:

Interface-Local scope spans only a single interface on a node
and is useful only for loopback transmission of multicast.

It should say:

Interface-Local scope spans only a single interface on a node 
and is useful only for loopback transmission of multicast.
Packets with interface-local scope received from another node 
must be discarded.

Notes:

It should be explicitly stated that interface-local scoped multicast packets
received from the link must be discarded.
The BSD implementation currently does this, but not Linux.
http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/ipv6/current/msg17154.html

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