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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
7-Zip 18.05 released
7 May 2018
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Windows
UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2018-10115
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7-Zip 18.05 was released.
7-Zip for 32-bit Windows:
7-Zip for 64-bit Windows x64:
What's new after 7-Zip 18.01:
The speed for single-thread LZMA/LZMA2 decoding was increased by 30% in
x64 version and by 3% in x86 version.
7-Zip now can use multi-threading for 7z/LZMA2 decoding, if there are
multiple independent data chunks in LZMA2 stream.
7-Zip now can use multi-threading for xz decoding,
if there are multiple blocks in xz stream.
The speed for LZMA/LZMA2 compressing was increased by 8% for fastest/fast
compression levels and by 3% for normal/maximum compression levels.
7-Zip now shows Properties (Info) window and CRC/SHA results window
as "list view" window instead of "message box" window.
Some improvements in zip, hfs and dmg code.
Previous versions of 7-Zip could work incorrectly in "Large memory pages" mode
in Windows 10 because of some BUG with "Large Pages" in Windows 10.
Now 7-Zip doesn't use "Large Pages" on Windows 10 up to revision 1709 (16299).
The vulnerability in RAR unpacking code was fixed (CVE-2018-10115).
Some bugs were fixed.
New localization: Kabyle.
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