Opera getElementsByTagName Javascript Method DoS

Low Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2130

Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 2130

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2016/12/06

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSSv2

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 3

Temporal Score: 2.9

Vector: CVSS3#AV:A/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:U/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser

Reference Information

BID: 10997