Intrusion Prevention

RARLAB.WinRAR.ACE.Directory.Traversal

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Directory Traversal Vulnerability in RARLAB WinRAR.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted ACE file. An attacker can exploit this by tricking an unsuspecting user into opening a malicious ACE file and execute arbitrary code within the context of the application.

Affected Products

RARLAB WinRAR prior to 5.70 beta 1

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://www.win-rar.com/whatsnew.html

Other References

46552