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Experts warn of a surge of attacks exploiting a Realtek Jungle SDK RCE (CVE-2021-35394)

January 26, 2023

Palo Alto Networks researchers reported that between August and October 2022 the number of attacks that attempted to exploit a Realtek Jungle SDK RCE (CVE-2021-35394) (CVSS score 9.8) accounted for more than 40% of the total number of attacks.

“Realtek Jungle SDK version v2.x up to v3.4.14B provides a diagnostic tool called ‘MP Daemon’ that is usually compiled as ‘UDPServer’ binary. The binary is affected by multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities and an arbitrary command injection vulnerability that can be exploited by remote unauthenticated attackers.” reads the description for this flaw.

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