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 the application loading libraries (e.g. dwmapi.dll) in an insecure manner. This can be exploited to load arbitrary libraries by tricking a user into e.g. opening a HTML file located on a remote WebDAV or SMB share.
Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.
The vulnerability is confirmed in version 10.61 installed on Windows XP SP3. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Update to version 10.62.
Provided and/or discovered by: Nicolas Krassas
Original Advisory: Opera:
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Subject: Opera Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability
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