Opera broken header buffer overflow
|opera-browser-header-bo (6838)||Medium Risk|
Opera is vulnerable to a denial of service attack caused by a buffer overflow. Opera fails to properly handle broken HTTP headers. A remote attacker can overflow a buffer to cause the affected Web browser to crash.
Denial of Service
No remedy available as of December 1, 2013.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Thu Jul 12 2001 - 11:43:48 CDT: Re: Opera Browser Heap Overflow (Session Replay Attack).
- Opera Software Web site: Opera - the fastest browser on earth!.
- BID-3012: Opera Web Browser Malformed Header Vulnerabilty
- CVE-2001-1245: Opera 5.0 for Linux does not properly handle malformed HTTP headers, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service, possibly with a header whose value is the same as a MIME header name.
- OSVDB ID: 6275: Opera Malformed Header Overflow
- Opera Opera Browser
Jul 09, 2001
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