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Re: What happen when the Checksum of ICMP segment is received wrong
From: Guy Harris <guy () alum mit edu>
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2014 08:56:27 -0700
On Mar 25, 2014, at 6:51 AM, "Pablo Brozovich" <Pmbm () mail2world com> wrote:
When the Checksum of Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) segment is received wrong for a receiver, what happen?
Do it send a message to sender?
No. To quote RFC 792:
The ICMP messages typically report errors in the processing of
datagrams. To avoid the infinite regress of messages about messages
etc., no ICMP messages are sent about ICMP messages. Also ICMP
messages are only sent about errors in handling fragment zero of
fragemented datagrams. (Fragment zero has the fragment offeset equal
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