Opera getElementsByTagName Javascript Method DoS

Medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 800834


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


The remote host is using a version of Opera that is affected by a security weakness that may permit an attacker to crash the remote web browser using Javascript.


Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 800834

File Name: 800834.prm

Family: Web Clients

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 2.9

Temporal Score: 2.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND

Reference Information

BID: 10997