Rule Category

PROTOCOL-VOIP -- Snort has detected traffic that may indicate the presence of the VOIP protocol or vulnerabilities in the VOIP protocol on the network.

Alert Message

PROTOCOL-VOIP SIP Torture overly large Expires header value attempt

Rule Explanation

This event is generated when an attacker attempts to send a SIP torture test message. Impact: Misc activity Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives


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