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RFC 2460, "Internet Protocol, Version 6 (IPv6) Specification", December 1998

Note: This RFC has been obsoleted by RFC 8200

Note: This RFC has been updated by RFC 5095, RFC 5722, RFC 5871, RFC 6437, RFC 6564, RFC 6935, RFC 6946, RFC 7045, RFC 7112

Source of RFC: ipngwg (int)

Errata ID: 4657
Status: Held for Document Update
Type: Technical
Publication Format(s) : TEXT

Reported By: Fernando Gont
Date Reported: 2016-04-07
Held for Document Update by: Suresh Krishnan
Date Held: 2017-01-29

Section 4 says:

It should say:

   Extension headers must never be inserted by any node other than the
   source of the packet.  IP Encapsulation must be used to meet any
   requirement for inserting headers, for example, as defined in


This is being handled in the 2460bis work.

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