Vulnerability in 7z discovered - upgrade to new 18.05 version

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by unpierrot, May 3, 2018.

  1. unpierrot

    unpierrot

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    HI,

    Just to let you know that a vulnerability has been discovered in previous version of well known 7zip archiver software. This could lead to allow remote execution of code with an infected rar file.

    full info about the issue here :
    https://landave.io/2018/05/7-zip-from-uninitialized-memory-to-remote-code-execution/

    Just update to the latest version of 7zip ( v18.05 from 2018-04-30) to be safe. Download it from official 7zip web site.
     
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  2. Omer Said

    Omer Said
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    Thanks for warning about this. It is one of the most common softwares used and quite scary to see such vulnerabilities.

    P.S: WinRAR for the win!
     
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