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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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