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Serious vulnerability found in 7-Zip - update now!

Written by Petteri Pyyny @ 04 May 2018 5:14 User comments (1)

Serious vulnerability found in 7-Zip - update now!

Center for Internet Security has found a serious vulnerability in popular open-source (de-)compression tool, 7-Zip.
The vulnerability allows execution of malicious code, access to computer's files and user profiles. Further details of the vulnerability are listed on Center for Internet Security's website.

The good news is that there's already an update available for 7-Zip that will patch the vulnerability. Versions v18.05 and above are safe and patched.

You can download the latest, patched version of 7-Zip from our download servers:

7-Zip (64-bit Windows)
7-Zip (32-bit Windows)

...or through /-Zip's homepage.

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14.5.2018 18:25

Thanks for that.

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