Opera < 7.11 Filename Extension Handling Overflow

High Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 800833




The remote host is using Opera as a web browser. The version installed has a buffer overflow in the portion of its code that handles the filename extensions of the web pages. An attacker may execute arbitrary code on this host by setting up a rogue web server which bogus file extensions containing a shell code.


Upgrade to version 7.11 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 800833

File Name: 800833.prm

Family: Web Clients

Nessus ID: 11578

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:ND

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-1396

BID: 7450