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Improper Input Validation

CVE-2011-1824

Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10

Summary

The VEGAOpBitmap::AddLine function in Opera before 10.61 does not properly initialize memory during processing of the SIZE attribute of a SELECT element, which allows remote attackers to trigger an invalid memory write operation, and consequently cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code, via a large integer attribute value.

  • MEDIUM
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL

CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published