When you query the sys.dm_external_script_execution_stats dynamic management view (DMV) in SQL Server 2016, you may receive incorrect counter_value when the actual counter value is larger than 255 in SQL Server 2016.
The issue was first fixed in the following cumulative update of SQL Server:
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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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