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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
The version of Opera installed on the remote host reportedly contains
a heap overflow vulnerability that can be triggered when processing
the DHT marker in a specially-crafted JPEG image to crash the browser
or possibly permit execution of arbitrary code on the affected host.
In addition, another flaw in Opera's createSVGTransformFromMatrix
object typecasting may lead to a browser crash or arbitrary code
See also :
Upgrade to Opera version 9.10 or later.
Network Security Threat Level:
High / CVSS Base Score : 8.0
Networks Security ID: 21882
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security
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