On Friday, Octavio Gianatiempo & Octavio Galland released details about a vulnerability in Realtek&#39;s eCos SDK. The release came as part of their talk at Defcon. Realtek patched the vulnerability they spoke about in March. But this patch may not do you much good. The vulnerability affects Realtek&#39;s SDK. Various vendors use this SDK as part of the equipment that uses Realtek&#39;s RTL819x SoCs. Affected vendors need to release patched firmware to mitigate this vulnerability. Many affected vendors have not yet released updates.