Opera < 7.21 HREF Escaped Character Overflow
High Nessus Plugin ID 11900
SynopsisThe remote host has an application that is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.
DescriptionThe installed version of Opera on the remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the code that parses HREF tags in the server.
To exploit them, an attacker would need to set up a rogue website, then lure a user of this host to visit the site using Opera.
The attacker would then be able to execute arbitrary code on this host.
SolutionInstall Opera 7.21 or newer.