Intrusion Prevention

MS.SQL.Server.Unknown.Packet.Type

Description

This protocol anomaly indicates a malformed packet with unknown type. This could be an attempt by an attacker to gain unauthorized access by exploiting known vulnerabilities.

Affected Products

MS SQL Server.

Impact

Gain Access.

Recommended Actions

This indicates detection of traffic that does not comply with the protocol standard. Monitor the traffic from that network for any suspicious activity.