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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Multiple flaws in the Opera web browser

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains the version of Opera.exe

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The version of Opera installed on the remote host is vulnerable to
various security flaws, ranging from cross site scripting to buffer
overflows.

To exploit them, a possible hacker would need to set up a rogue web site,
then lure a user of this host visit it using Opera. He would then be
able to execute arbitrary code on this host.

Solution : Install Opera 7.0.3 or newer
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 6218, 6754, 6755, 6756, 6757, 6759, 6811, 6814, 6962, 7056

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2007 Tenable Network Security

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