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Opera Web Browser Select Object Denial Of Service Vulnerability (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.1

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

The host is installed with Opera Web Browser and is prone to Select Object Denial of Service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

This flaw is due to improper boundary check while passing data into the select() method and can be exploited by passing a large integer value resulting in memory exhaustion.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Opera version 9.64 and prior on Windows

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to opera version 10 beta 1 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)