August 21st, 2007 by Trend Micro
On August 17, a zero-day exploit using a vulnerability in the Japanese compression/decompression software Lhaz was discovered. While the exploit only affects users who have installed the said program and is yet to cause a widespread infection, Trend Micro advises users to take every precaution when using the application.
Note that this is not the first time a Japanese compression/decompression software was exploited: last June, a similar exploit took advantage of a flaw in +Lhaca archiving software.
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