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Opera < 7.11 Filename Extension Handling Overflow

High

Synopsis

The remote host is using a vulnerable version of the Opera as a web browser.

Description

The remote host is using Opera as a web browser. The version installed has a buffer overflow in the portion of its code that handles the filename extensions of the web pages. An attacker may execute arbitrary code on this host by setting up a rogue web server which bogus file extensions containing a shell code.

Solution

Upgrade to version 7.11 or higher.