Opera Bookmarked Page Title Overflow DoS

2005-12-12T12:21:36
ID OSVDB:21641
Type osvdb
Reporter jp-CERT(), Tatsuya Matsumoto()
Modified 2005-12-12T12:21:36

Description

Vulnerability Description

Opera contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when a user bookmarks a page with a large title and when Input Method Editor is enabled, and will result in a crash of the browser on the next startup.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 8.51 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. It is also possible to correct the flaw by implementing the following workaround(s): delete the file 'autosave.win' after the crash.

Short Description

Opera contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when a user bookmarks a page with a large title and when Input Method Editor is enabled, and will result in a crash of the browser on the next startup.

References:

Vendor Specific News/Changelog Entry: http://www.opera.com/support/search/supsearch.dml?index=821 Secunia Advisory ID:17963