pyrokinesis has discovered a vulnerability in PeaZIP, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to insufficient sanitation while processing the names of archived files. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary commands by tricking a user into opening a file having a name with shell metacharacters contained in e.g. a ZIP archive.
The vulnerability is confirmed in version 2.6.1 for Windows. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Update to version 2.6.2.
Provided and/or discovered by: pyrokinesis, Nine Situations Group
Original Advisory: PeaZIP:
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Subject: PeaZIP Archived File Name Handling Command Injection
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