Opera < 9.22 Torrent File Overflow

High Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 800818

Synopsis

The remote host contains a web browser that is prone to a buffer overflow attack.

Description

The version of Opera installed on the remote host reportedly contains a buffer overflow vulnerability that can be triggered by a malicious Torrent file. Successful exploitation requires that a user browse to a malicious URI and is enticed into opening a malformed torrent file. Successful exploitation may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code subject to the privileges of the user.

Solution

Upgrade to version 9.22 or higher.

See Also

labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=564

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 800818

File Name: 800818.prm

Family: Web Clients

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3929

BID: 24970