Opera Multiple Vulnerabilities
Opera Multiple Vulnerabilities Secunia Advisory: SA29662   Release Date: 2008-04-03 Critical: Highly critical Impact: System access Where: From remote Solution Status: Vendor Patch Software:Opera 5.xOpera 6.xOpera 7.xOpera 8.xOpera 9.xDescription:Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Opera, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user"s system. 1) An error when prompting the user to add a newsfeed can be exploited to cause an invalid memory access via a specially crafted newsfeed source. 2) An error exists in the processing of HTML CANVAS elements. This can be exploited to cause a memory corruption via specially crafted scaled pattern images. Successful exploitation of the vulnerabilities may allow execution of arbitrary code. The vulnerabilities are reported in versions prior to 9.27.Do you have this product installed on your home computer? Scan using the free Personal Software Inspector. Check if a vulnerable version is installed on computers in your corporate network, using the Network Software Inspector.Solution:Update to version 9.27.Provided and/or discovered by:The vendor credits Michal Zalewski.Original Advisory:Opera: http://www.opera.com/support/search/view/881/ http://www.opera.com/support/search/view/882/
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