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[security-alerts] FW: [SA26477] Opera JavaScript Invalid Pointer Vulnerability



>
> TITLE:
> Opera JavaScript Invalid Pointer Vulnerability
>
> SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
> SA26477
>
> VERIFY ADVISORY:
> http://secunia.com/advisories/26477/
>
> CRITICAL:
> Highly critical
>
> IMPACT:
> System access
>
> WHERE:
> From remote
>
> SOFTWARE:
> Opera 9.x
> http://secunia.com/product/10615/
>
> DESCRIPTION:
> A vulnerability has been reported in Opera, which potentially can be
> exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
>
> The vulnerability is caused due to an unspecified error when
> processing JavaScript code and can result in a virtual function call
> using an invalid pointer. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary
> code by e.g. tricking a user into visiting a malicious website.
>
> The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 9.23.
>
> SOLUTION:
> Update to version 9.23.
> http://www.opera.com/download/
>
> PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
> Reported by the vendor.
>
> ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
> http://www.opera.com/support/search/view/865/
>



 




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