JPEG flaw uncovered in Opera browser


A vulnerability has been discovered in the Opera web browser that could be exploited by hackers to run code on a user's system.

Security website Secunia rated the flaw as highly critical.

The problem is caused by an integer overflow when the browser processes JPEG images, and could be activated using a specially crafted JPEG image. JPEG flaw uncovered in Opera browser - IT Week

Linked by shanmuga Saturday, 24th June 2006 11:05PM