Opera < 7.11 Filename Extension Handling Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host has an application that is affected by a buffer
overflow vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Opera installed on the remote host has a buffer
overflow condition in the code which handles the file extensions of
the remote web pages.

To exploit them, an attacker would need to set up a rogue website,
then lure a user of this host visit it using Opera. He would then be
able to execute arbitrary code on this host.

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to version 7.11 or newer.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 11578 ()

Bugtraq ID: 7450

CVE ID: CVE-2003-1396

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