Users of the archiving utility WinRAR are being advised to update their software as soon as possible following the discovery of a serious Remote Code Execution vulnerability. Tracked as CVE-2023-40477, the security flaw was discovered back in June and it allows malicious code to run when opening a RAR archive. Two months on, the issue has been fixed, but users of the software will have to ensure that they have the latest update installed to guarantee protection. See also: The worrying flaw was discovered by a security researcher, goodbyeselene, from Zero Day Initiative. By simply opening a specially created archive,… [Continue Reading]

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