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Opera < 7.54.0 Empty CCCC Object JavaScript-based DoS

Low

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.

Description

The remote host is using a version of Opera that is affected by a security weakness that may permit an attacker to crash the remote web browser by using JavaScript. Specifically, processing an empty 'CCCC' object generated using JavaScript causes Opera to crash.

Solution

Install Opera 7.54.0 or higher.