WinRAR 7 beta improves compression and handling of multi-gig archives through compression dictionaries of up to 64GB.
Versions older than 6.23 have a flaw that state-backed actors are exploiting
The popular file archiver could be exploited to run potentially malicious code
WinRAR 6.20 is now available for Windows, macOS and Linux. This release improves RAR5 compression performance on modern CPUs, improves the "Repair" command efficiency and fixes a memory leak when reading contents of ".tar.bz2" archives.
Vulnerability discovered in version 5.7, the exploit was patched out in a July update
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The patched version is 5.70
Check Point researchers discovered the flaw
WinRAR is one of the most complete and effective compression programs. Thanks to its well earned reputation and "try before you buy" model it's become a top choice for many. Its latest revision brings a long list of improvements, including support for .LZ files. Download it for Windows, macOS and Linux.