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D-Link Products Not Affected by CVE-2021-28372 ::Wired.com Security Disclosure regarding ThroughTek Kalay SDK



On August 17, 2021, Wired (wired.com) disclosued a post on their site accusing ThroughTek Co, LTD, also known as TUTK, of security issues with it's popular IOT Kalay SDK. The Kalay SDK provides a plug-and-play system for connecting smart devices (IOT) with their corresponding mobile apps.


D-Link DOES NOT deploy/sell any hardware, software, or services, globally using ThroughTek Kalay SDK or protocols.



     - CVE-2021-28372 :: Link

     - https://www.wired.com/story/kalay-iot-bug-video-feeds/

     - https://github.com/fireeye/Vulnerability-Disclosures/blob/master/FEYE-2021-0020/FEYE-2021-0020.md

    - https://www.twcert.org.tw/tw/cp-104-5020-e9ab3-1.html

    - https://www.informationsecurity.com.tw/article/article_detail.aspx?aid=9410

Regarding Security patch for your D-Link Devices


Firmware updates address the security vulnerabilities in affected D-Link devices. D-Link will update this continually and we strongly recommend all users to install the relevant updates.
Please note that this is a device beta software, beta firmware, or hot-fix release which is still undergoing final testing before its official release. The beta software, beta firmware, or hot-fix is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis and the user assumes all risk and liability for use thereof. D-Link does not provide any warranties, whether express or implied, as to the suitability or usability of the beta firmware. D-Link will not be liable for any loss, whether such loss is direct, indirect, special or consequential, suffered by any party as a result of their use of the beta firmware.
As there are different hardware revisions on our products, please check this on your device before downloading the correct corresponding firmware update. The hardware revision information can usually be found on the product label on the underside of the product next to the serial number. Alternatively, they can also be found on the device web configuration.