< WinRAR 6.23 Beta 1 released
02.08.2023 11:08 Age: 208 days

WinRAR 6.23 final released

Release date: 02.08.2023


Release notes updated: 24.08.2023

  1. Added extraction of XZ archives utilizing ARM64 filter.
     
  2. Rar$LS* temporary files, created when extracting or testing multiple archives from Windows context menu, are now deleted immediately. Previously they were deleted only on next WinRAR runs and only if they were at least 1 hour old.
     
  3. Bugs fixed:
     
    1. Critical Bug: CVE-2023-40477. The vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability. This is fixed in the RAR4 recovery volume processing code.
       
      We would like to thank goodbyeselene in collaboration with Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative for reporting this bug.
      www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-23-1152/
       
      Bug reported: 08.06.2023
      Fixed in new WinRAR Beta Version 6.23, released: 20.07.2023;
      Full Version 6.23 release: 02.08.2023
       
    2. Critical Bug: CVE-2023-38831. A vulnerability was discovered in the processing of ZIP format. Attackers could utilize affected archives to distribute malware. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability.
       
      We would like to thank Andrey Polovinkin of Group-IB Threat Intelligence for reporting this bug.
      www.group-ib.com/blog/cve-2023-38831-winrar-zero-day/
       
      Bug reported: July 2023
      Fixed in 6.23 Beta Version, released: 20.07.2023
      Full Version 6.23 release: 02.08.2023
       
    3. if both NTFS and Unix time extra fields were available for a file in ZIP archive, extraction command ignored the second extra field even if it provided more time fields than first one;
       
    4. interface themes were applied to archive icons even if "Apply to archive icons" option in "Organize themes" dialog was turned off.
       
  4. win.rar GmbH highly recommends that all users install the latest version of WinRAR 6.23.
    The latest version can be found here: www.win-rar.com/download.html
     

About win.rar GmbH:
win.rar GmbH has been the official distributor of WinRAR and RARLAB products since February 2002 and handles all support, marketing and sales related to WinRAR & rarlab.com. win.rar GmbH is registered in Germany and is represented worldwide by local partners in more than 40 countries on six continents. win.rar's declared objective is to provide first-class quality support and to optimize its software to meet customer's requirements in accordance with their valued feedback. For more information about WinRAR and win.rar GmbH please visit our website: www.win-rar.com

 


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