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[security-alerts] FW: [SA25278] Opera Torrent File Handling Buffer Overflow Vulnerability



> 
> TITLE:
> Opera Torrent File Handling Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
> 
> SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
> SA25278
> 
> VERIFY ADVISORY:
> http://secunia.com/advisories/25278/
> 
> 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 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.
> 
> SOLUTION:
> Update to version 9.21.
> http://www.opera.com/download/
> 
> PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
> The vendor credits iDefense Labs.
> 
> CHANGELOG:
> Opera Software:
> http://www.opera.com/support/search/view/860/
> 



 




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