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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


Opera 11.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) by setting the FACE attribute of a FONT element within an IFRAME element after changing the SRC attribute of this IFRAME element to an about:blank value.

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CWE-399 - Resource Management Errors

Resource management errors is not a weakness in and of itself, rather it is a category of weaknesses related to improper management of system resources. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category can lead to unexpected software behavior, loss of access, file modification, sensitive information disclosure, system crash, denial of service, and code execution.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published