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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.
Consequences of an intrusion: user access/rights, denial of service on client.
Pirate's origin: internet server.
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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