0-Day Discovered in Popular Compression Tool, 7-Zip

Silent Breach Labs

Following discussions with the 7-Zip team, Silent Breach can now disclose that we've identified a 0-day vulnerability that may, under specific circumstances, allow for the retrieval of files from an AES-256 encrypted archive.
Silent Breach and 7-Zip are working to address this issue, and to ensure that users remain protected and informed in the meantime.

7-Zip is a popular open-source utility program that enables users to encrypt, compress and archive files. For more information or for guidance on how this issue may affect your organization, please contact Silent Breach at: hello@silentbreach.com

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