Opera < 7.54 Empty Embedded Object DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


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 contains a flaw that
allows an attacker to crash this browser remotely.

To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to craft a rogue website
containing an embedded 'CCCC' object with an empty 'src' tag in it and
would need to lure a victim to visit it.

Solution :

Install Opera 7.54 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 : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 14638 ()

Bugtraq ID: 11090

CVE ID:

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