Opera < 7.24 getElementsByTagName JavaScript Method DoS

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Synopsis :

The remote host has an application that is affected by a denial of
service vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Opera installed on the remote host is vulnerable to a
remote denial of service. An attacker may cause the browser to crash
by crafting a rogue HTML page containing a specific JavaScript
command.

Solution :

Install Opera 7.24 or newer.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 14336 ()

Bugtraq ID: 10997

CVE ID:

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