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 an error when continuously modifying document content on a web page e.g. using document.write(). This may result in a function call using uninitialised memory when a user visits a specially crafted web page.
Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.
The vulnerability is confirmed in version 10.52 for Windows. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Update to version 10.53.
Provided and/or discovered by: Reported as a crash by Mathias Karlsson.
Additional information provided by Secunia Research.
Original Advisory: Opera Software:
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Subject: Opera Asynchronous Content Modification Uninitialised Memory Vulnerability
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