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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Opera Vendors:   Opera Software
Opera Multiple Asynchronous Document Modifications May Lead to Remote Code Execution
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023934
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1023934
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 30 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 10.53
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Opera. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will make multiple asynchronous document modifications to trigger a reference to an uninitialized value, resulting in arbitrary code execution on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Impact:   A remote user can create HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (10.5.3).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.opera.com/support/kb/view/953/

Vendor URL:  www.opera.com/support/kb/view/953/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, State error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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