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Opera skin zip file buffer overflow vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains the version of Opera.exe

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The version of Opera on the remote host is vulnerable to a security
weakness.

A problem has been identified in the handling of zipped skin files by
Opera. Because of this, it may be possible for a possible hacker to gain
unauthorized access to a system using the vulnerable browser.

Solution : Install Opera 7.23 or newer.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 9089

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 David Maciejak

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