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Opera < 9.02 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 susceptible to a heap
buffer overflow attack.

Description :

The version of Opera installed on the remote host reportedly contains
a heap buffer overflow vulnerability that can be triggered by a long
link. Successful exploitation of this issue may result in a crash of
the application or even permit for execution of arbitrary code subject
to the user's rights.

See also :

http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=424
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2006-10/0347.html
http://www.opera.com/support/search/supsearch.dml?index=848

Solution :

Upgrade to Opera version 9.02 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.6
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 20591

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

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