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Opera remote heap corruption vulnerability 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 has a buffer
overflow condition in the code which handles the file extensions of
the remote web pages.
To exploit them, a possible hacker would need to set up a rogue web site,
then lure a user of this host visit it using Opera. He would then be
able to execute arbitrary code on this host.
Solution : Upgrade to version 7.11 or newer
Threat Level: High
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