Thread-topic: [SA25278] Opera Torrent File Handling Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
> Opera Torrent File Handling Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
> SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
> VERIFY ADVISORY:
> Highly critical
> System access
> From remote
> Opera 9.x
> A vulnerability has been reported in Opera, which can be exploited by
> malicious people to compromise a user's system.
> The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the handling of
> torrent files and can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow when a
> user right-clicks a malicious torrent entry in the transfer manager.
> Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.
> The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 9.21 for Windows.
> Update to version 9.21.
> PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
> The vendor credits iDefense Labs.
> Opera Software: