Highly critical

Opera BitTorrent Header Parsing Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2007-07-19    Last Update:  2007-07-27    Views:  19,487

Secunia Advisory SA26138

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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 Opera using already freed memory when parsing BitTorrent headers and can lead to an invalid object pointer being dereferenced


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Subject: Opera BitTorrent Header Parsing Vulnerability

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