Sunday, June 03, 2007

Opera Web Browser Stack Overflow Vulnerability

Remote exploitation of a stack-based buffer overflow in Opera Software ASA's Opera Web browser could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected host.

Opera 9.2 supports BitTorrent downloads. If a server sends the browser a specially crafted BitTorrent header, it can lead to a buffer overflow. The buffer overflow is triggered when the user right clicks on the item in the download pane.

Read the article HERE.


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