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    Last month a 19 year old bug was discovered in WinRAR, the software many PC users use to extract .zip and other files on their computer. While the company was quick to patch the bug, that match requires users to update their software in order to be safe ó and a lot of people havenít yet.

    Hereís the deal according to WinRAR:

    "WinRAR has always been known for its wide support of all popular compression formats. A recent report by Check Point Software revealed a potential security vulnerability in the UNACEV2.DLL library, which was used in former versions of WinRAR to decompress ACE archives.

    There havenít been any reported attacks so far, but to provide WinRAR users with a stable and clean version, the final version of WinRAR 5.70 has been released. Since UNACEV2.DLL had not been updated since 2005 and access to its source code is not available, the decision was made to drop ACE archive support starting with WinRAR 5.70. Now, after the launch of the final and stable version of WinRAR 5.70, upgrading immediately to the new 5.70 version is highly recommended."
    Last edited by dlevere; 03-18-2019, 04:38:45 AM.
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