Opera < 7.54 Empty Embedded Object DoS
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 14638
SynopsisThe remote host has an application that is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.
DescriptionThe version of Opera installed on the remote host contains a flaw that allows an attacker to crash this browser remotely.
To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to craft a rogue website containing an embedded 'CCCC' object with an empty 'src' tag in it and would need to lure a victim to visit it.
SolutionInstall Opera 7.54 or newer.