Seems like this sort of thing might could get automated, like a malware virus, except better mannered. It could only compete against the real thing, though, if it conveyed a kind of advantage that could help it spread. Kinda like the way plants bribe animals with fruit to spread their seeds.
We have a handful of clients with Mikrotiks. As soon as this exploit and patch were announced, we contacted them and coordinated the upgrade. It took perhaps 15 minute total.
Kudos to this guy for cleaning up someone else’s mess.
A real life example of Chaotic Good.
and really honestly to god not slipping anything else in there only he and his governmental agency can take advantage of - why would they come on.