UPDATE – WinRAR ACE Format Vulnerability

UPDATE 23 March 2019 ... More than 100 exploits have been discovered that are exploiting the WinRAR vulnerability. Two such attacks involve: A bootlegged copy of Ariana Grande’s hit album “Thank U, Next” with a file name of “​Ariana_Grande-thank_u,_next(2019)_[320].rar ​” that is currently only being detected as malware by 11 security products, whereas 53 antivirus... Continue Reading →

WinRAR ACE Format Vulnerability

For anyone using the WinRAR unpacker/archive software, I suggest you do an update ASAP! A vulnerability was discovered in the ACE archive format that allowed for a very old (19 years) "Absolute Path Traversal" bug that could be leveraged to execute malware on the infected system. This was delivered using a specially crafted ACE archive... Continue Reading →

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