Opera < 12.11 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 62984


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


The version of Opera installed on the remote host is earlier than 12.11 and is, therefore, reportedly affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- A heap-based buffer overflow error exists related to handling HTTP responses that can lead to application crashes or arbitrary code execution. (1036)

- An issue exists related to the application's error handling that can allow a malicious website to determine the existence of and path to local files. (1037)


Upgrade to Opera 12.11 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 62984

File Name: opera_1211.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2012/11/21

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 21746

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser

Required KB Items: SMB/Opera/Version

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/11/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/11/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6468, CVE-2012-6469

BID: 56594