7-Zip is open-source software used for archiving files, the software has been in use for over 20 years, which makes it an essential application for many people. A vulnerability has been discovered by the Centre for Internet Security which enables “arbitrary code execution”. The researchers state that if a hacker can exploit the system by taking the advantage of the aforementioned flaw he can basically install any software on the victim’s computer… 

https://latesthackingnews.com/2018/05/08/centre-for-internet-security-has-found-a-serious-security-vulnerability-in-7-zip/

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