Opera < 9.01 Malformed JPEG Overflow

High Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 800819

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote host is using Opera 9.00. The version of Opera installed on the remote host contains a flaw in the way that it handles JPEG images. An attacker exploiting this flaw would need to be able to convince an Opera user to browse to a malicious URI. Successful exploitation would result in the browser crashing and possibly executing arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade to version 9.01 or higher.

See Also

http://.opera.com

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 800819

File Name: 800819.prm

Family: Web Clients

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:U/RC:ND

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-3198, CVE-2006-3331

BID: 18594, 18692