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Vulnerability of Opera: code execution

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

Two vulnerabilities of Opera can be used by an attacker to execute code.
Impacted systems: Opera.
Severity of this alert: 3/4.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 2.
Creation date: 04/04/2008.
Références of this alert: BID-28585, CVE-2008-1761, CVE-2008-1762, CVE-2008-1764, VIGILANCE-VUL-7733.

Description of the vulnerability 

Two vulnerabilities of Opera can lead to code execution.

An attacker can create a web site proposing a malicious newsfeed in order to corrupt the memory, when victim sees the HTML page containing this feed. [severity:3/4; CVE-2008-1761]

An attacker can create a HTML page resizing an image in order to corrupt the memory. [severity:3/4; CVE-2008-1762]
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This computer weakness note impacts software or systems such as Opera.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security bulletin is important.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of internet server.

This bulletin is about 2 vulnerabilities.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this weakness announce.

Solutions for this threat 

Opera: version 9.27.
Version 9.27 is corrected:
  http://www.opera.com/
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