Opera < 7.50 File Download Extension Spoofing

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

Arbitrary code might be run on the remote host.

Description :

The version of Opera installed on the remote host contains a flaw that
may allow a malicious user to trick a user into running arbitrary

The issue is triggered when an malicious website provides a file for
download, but crafts the filename in such a way that the file is
executed, rather than saved.

It is possible that the flaw may allow arbitrary code execution
resulting in a loss of confidentiality, integrity, and/or

Solution :

Install Opera 7.50 or later.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 14247 ()

Bugtraq ID: 9640

CVE ID: CVE-2004-2083

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