Intrusion Prevention

Opera.Svg.Animation.Element.DoS

Description

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

Affected Products

Opera 9.80

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

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