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Opera < 8.54 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks version number of Opera

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote host contains a web browser which is vulnerable to a buffer
overflow vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host is using Opera, an alternative web browser.

The version of Opera installed on the remote host contains a buffer
overflow that can be triggered by a long value within a stylesheet
attribute. Successful exploitation can lead to a browser crash and
possibly permit for the execution of arbitrary code subject to the
rights of the user running Opera.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/430876/30/0/threaded
http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/windows/854/

Solution :

Upgrade to Opera 8.54 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 17513

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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