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.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service
This vulnerability may be addressed in the following product update:
Opera Software, Opera Web Browser , 9.01
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