Intrusion Prevention

Opera.JavaScript.GetImageData.Memory.Corruption.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a buffer-overflow vulnerability in
Opera.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a malformed call to the JavaScript "getImageData" function. An attacker may exploit this to cause the browser to crash.

Affected Products

Opera 10.53

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version, available from the vendor's web site:
http://www.opera.com/