Specially crafted JPEG images can be used to execute arbitrary code – Opera Security Advisories


Extremely Severe

Problem Description

Specially crafted JPEG images can cause Opera to corrupt memory and crash. Successful exploitation can lead to execution of arbitrary code.

Opera’s Response

Opera Software has released Opera 9.64, where this issue has been fixed.


Thanks to Tavis Ormandy of the Google Security Team for reporting this issue to Opera Software.