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Out-of-bounds Write


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


The CSS functionality in Opera 9 on Windows XP SP2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) by setting the background property of a DHTML element to a long http or https URL, which triggers memory corruption.

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CWE-787 - Out-of-Bounds Write

Out-of-bounds write vulnerability is a memory access bug that allows software to write data past the end or before the beginning of the intended buffer. This may result in the corruption of data, a crash, or arbitrary code execution.


Advisory Timeline

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