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Microsoft's SQL TCP/IP denial of service Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Microsoft's SQL TCP/IP DoS
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote Microsoft SQL server can be shut down when it is
sent a TCP packet containing more than 2 NULLs.
A possible hacker may use this problem to prevent it from
being used by legitimate clients, thus threatening
Solution : filter incoming connections to port 1433
Threat Level: High
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