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A browser installed on the remote host is vulnerable to a denial of
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.
Install Opera 7.20 or newer.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : true