Opera < 9.01 Malformed 'HREF' DoS

Medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 800807

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.

Description

The remote host is using Opera 9.00. The version of Opera installed on the remote host contains a flaw in the way that it handles very large links. An attacker exploiting this flaw would need to be able to convince an Opera user to browse to a malicious URI. Successful exploitation would result in the browser crashing.

Solution

Upgrade to version 9.01 or higher.

See Also

http://www.opera.com

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 800807

File Name: 800807.prm

Family: Web Clients

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 2.9

Temporal Score: 2.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:U/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-3199

BID: 18585