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Researchers reveal flaws in 7-Zip, users and security vendors affected

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, May 12, 2016.

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    Cisco’s Talos researchers discovered two vulnerabilities in 7-Zip, the popular open-source file archiver known for having a high compression ratio and option to password protect compressed files. Even if users hurry to download the newest 16.0 version of 7-Zip, in which the vulnerabilities are reportedly fixed, that doesn’t take care of many products that have used the old 7-Zip libraries and are still vulnerable. Unless vendors do some work, they are vulnerable and users of their products are as well.

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