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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Checks version number of Opera
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host contains a web browser which is susceptible to multiple
The version of Opera installed on the remote host reportedly contains
an issue that presents itself when the height and width parameters of
a JPEG image are set excessively high, causing Opera to allocate
insufficient memory for the image and crash as it tries to write to
memory at the wrong location.
In addition, it is reportedly affected by a flaw that may permit an
attacker to display an SSL certificate from a trusted site on an
See also :
Upgrade to Opera version 9.00 or later.
Network Security Threat Level:
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
Networks Security ID: 18594, 18692
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security
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