Opera < 9.27 Multiple Vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host contains a web browser that is affected by several

Description :

The version of Opera installed on the remote host reportedly is
affected by several issues :

- Resized canvas patterns can lead to a program crash with
possible memory corruption.

- A newsfeed prompt can cause Opera to execute arbitrary

- Improved keyboard handling of password inputs.

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to Opera version 9.27 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 31734 ()

Bugtraq ID: 28585

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1761

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