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Opera Empty Embedded Object DoS Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains the version of Opera.exe

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The version of Opera installed on the remote host contains a flaw that
allows a possible hacker to crash this browser remotely.

To exploit this flaw, a possible hacker 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.

Solution : Install Opera 7.54 or newer.
Threat Level: Medium

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