I have made an packet capture application running on intel machine, it is capturing packets with src address- 18.104.22.168 destination ip- 22.214.171.124, source port- 0, destination port- 0, and protocol- 0 what does this packet mean ?
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In principle, those are valid IP addresses, but in practice they'll both be reserved as the addresses of networks, not individual computers, so you shouldn't see packets with them as the source or destination. Also, protocol 0 is apparently the IPv6 Hop-by-Hop option](http://www.iana.o[rg/assignments/protocol-numbers/protocol-numbers.xml), so I don't think you should see it on an IPv4 packet.
Net result: I'm pretty sure something is going wrong with your capturing and/or decoding. I'd try capturing with tcpdump and see what it makes of these packets.