A vulnerability has been discovered in Opera, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error in the handling of certain keys in torrent files and can be exploited to cause a stack-based 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 confirmed in version 9.20 for Windows. Other versions may also be affected.
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Subject: Opera Torrent File Handling Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
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