Hackers exploit BleedingPipe RCE to target Minecraft servers

The ‘BleedingPipe’ remote code execution vulnerability in Minecraft mods is being regularly used by hackers to execute malicious commands on servers and clients to gain control of the targets.

Due to improper deserialization in Java’s ‘ObjectInputStream’ class when exchanging network packets between servers and clients, the BleedingPipe vulnerability is present in several Minecraft addons.

To put it simply, the attackers hijack the servers by sending specially designed network packets to the susceptible Minecraft mod servers. Once the servers have been compromised, the threat actors can use them to install malware on players’ devices by taking advantage of bugs in the Minecraft plugins that players use to connect to the server read more Hackers exploit BleedingPipe RCE to target Minecraft servers.

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