Rule Category

PROTOCOL-OTHER -- Snort alerted on traffic known to exploit vulnerabilities in protocols that do not fit into one of the other protocol rule categories.

Alert Message

PROTOCOL-OTHER Service Location Protocol denial-of-service attempt

Rule Explanation

This rule looks for a client sending a lot of messages to list available services to a server.

What To Look For

This rule alerts on a denial of service attempt against a server running Service Location Protocol (SLP).

Known Usage

Attacks/Scans seen in the wild

False Positives

No known false positives


Cisco Talos Intelligence Group

Rule Groups

Rule Categories::Protocol::Other

MITRE::ATT&CK Framework::Enterprise::Impact::Endpoint Denial of Service::Application or System Exploitation



Rule Vulnerability

No information provided

CVE Additional Information

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