Open-source security: Zip Slip critical flaw hits thousands of projects. Update now

    Date06 Jun 2018
    CategoryLatest News
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    Posted ByBrittany Day
    Security firm Snyk has disclosed a widespread and critical flaw in multiple archive file-extraction libraries found in thousands of open-source web application projects from HP, Amazon, Apache, Oracle, LinkedIn, Twitter and others. As Snyk explains, some ecosystems, such as Java, don't provide a central software library for fully unpacking archive files, leading developers to write their own code snippets to enable that functionality.
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