Sunhillo Corporation

May 6, 2024 1 min read
Sunhillo Corporation

The attack on Sunhillo Corporation's SureLine system, identified as CVE-2021-36380, highlights a significant cybersecurity vulnerability that could have severe implications for the aviation and defense sectors. This particular vulnerability was due to improper input validation, enabling attackers to execute unauthorized commands and potentially gain full control over the system. Given that Sunhillo's products are critical for data distribution systems within the Federal Aviation Administration, US Military, and other national defense organizations, the exploitation of this vulnerability could disrupt essential surveillance and operational capabilities. The attack underscores the importance of stringent cybersecurity measures within critical infrastructure sectors, and the potential consequences of such vulnerabilities extend beyond data breach, hinting at the jeopardization of national security and operational safety. FortiGuard Labs' analysis and subsequent interception of the attack attempts—averaging a thousand per day—reflect a proactive approach in mitigating the risks associated with this vulnerability.


"id": "sun1006050624",
"linkid": "sunhillo-corporation",
"type": "Vulnerability",
"date": "10/2023",
"severity": "100",
"impact": "5",
"explanation": "Attack threatening the organization’s existence"

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