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Opera web browser large javaScript array handling 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 an issue when
handling large JavaScript arrays.

In particular, it is possible to crash the browser when performing
various operations on Array objects with 99999999999999999999999 or
0x23000000 elements.

The crash is due to a segmentation fault and may be indicative of an
exploitable memory corruption vulnerability, possibly resulting in
arbitrary code execution.

Solution : Install Opera 7.50 or newer.
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 9869

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

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