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RFC 792, "Internet Control Message Protocol", September 1981

Source of RFC: Legacy
Area Assignment: int
See Also: RFC 792 w/ inline errata

Errata ID: 577
Status: Verified
Type: Technical
Publication Format(s) : TEXT

Reported By: Beren Sanders
Date Reported: 2002-09-09

On p. 16 and 18, it says:

   IP Fields:

   Type

It should say:

   ICMP Fields:

   Type

Notes:

On page 16, the section 'Timestamp and Timestamp Reply Messages' has
the header 'IP Fields:' - first mentioned after the graph and then
again after 'Addresses'. The second one should actually be 'ICMP
Fields:'. This error also occurs in the discussion of the
'Information Request and Information Reply Message' on page 18.

The second 'IP Fields:' section of these two sets of message
descriptions are really talking about fields in the ICMP header not
the IP header.

[This report was updated 2009-03-11 to specify the original and corrected text, as indicated by Nikolai Malykh.]

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