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Opera Multiple MIME Type File Dropping Weaknesses Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains the version of Opera.exe

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is using Opera - an alternative web browser.

This version of Opera is vulnerable to a security flaw which may allow an
attacker to drop arbitrary files with arbitrary names on this host.

To exploit these flaws, a possible hacker would need to set up a rogue website
and lure a user of this host visit it using Opera. He might then be able
to execute arbitrary code on this host.

Solution : Install Opera 7.22 or newer.
Threat Level: High

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