This signature triggers when multiple TCP sessions have been improperly initiated against a TCP port. This is indicative that a denial of service attack against your network may be in progress.The signature alerts on 5000 (configurable) embryonic connections to a service.This signature will function in both promiscuous and in-line modes.
No recommended filters.
There are no known sources that would legitimately generate this traffic pattern. This may be indicative of some type of network problem and should be investigated.
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