Opera < 11.10 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 55506


The remote host contains a web browser that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of Opera installed on the remote Windows host is earlier than 11.10 and thus is potentially affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- An unspecified vulnerability allows remote attackers to hijack searches and customizations using unspecified third-party applications. (CVE-2011-2634)

- Several errors exist that can cause application crashes. Affected items or functionalities are the handling of the CSS pseudo-class ':hover' if used with transforms on a floated element, unspecified web content, and the handling of an embedded Java applet with empty parameters. (CVE-2011-2635, CVE-2011-2636, CVE-2011-2637, CVE-2011-2638, CVE-2011-2640)

- An error in the handling of hidden animated GIF images can cause a denial of service through CPU consumption as image repaints are triggered. (CVE-2011-2639)


Upgrade to Opera 11.10 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 55506

File Name: opera_1110.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2011/07/05

Modified: 2016/05/12

Dependencies: 21746

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser

Required KB Items: SMB/Opera/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/04/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/07/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2634, CVE-2011-2635, CVE-2011-2636, CVE-2011-2637, CVE-2011-2638, CVE-2011-2639, CVE-2011-2640

BID: 48569, 48634

OSVDB: 73851, 73852, 73853, 73854, 73855, 73856, 73857