Partially yes and partially because they are easy targets being an "Available" provider. If you could get Dell branded boards from Amazon I am sure it would be the same issue. Ignoring the whole interconnected web of ODMs.
There are exploits in all BMC all the time, most are from the same company and tweaked. They will get patched out in due time. Its not a strictly Supermicro thing. You could replace the BMC firmware on pretty much anything.
Or you know, don't expose the command and control interfaces to your servers to the public Nobody would give open access to their datacenters with a map and crash carts for all!
Hardware Canucks is focused in-depth reviews of the the latest graphics cards, CPUs, storage, smartphones, notebooks and gaming peripherals. Join us as we unbox, review and benchmark the best computer hardware on the market.