Intrusion Prevention

Opera.Browser.Escape.Sequence.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Denial of Service vulnerability in Opera Web Browser.
The vulnerability is due to an improper boundary check condition in the application which results in a stack buffer overflow when handling different escaped sequence. As a result, a remote attack may be able to exploit this to cause a denial of service condition on the application.

Affected Products

Operas 11.52

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version available from the website.
http://www.opera.com/