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Opera web browser news url denial of service vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains the version of Opera.exe

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The version of Opera installed on the remote host reportedly crashes
when processing a 'news:' URL of excessive length, that may result in
a denial of service. It has been reported that this issue will
trigger a condition that will prevent Opera from functioning until the
program has been reinstalled.

Solution : Install Opera 7.20 or newer.
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 7430

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

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