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Opera web browser HREF overflow Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains the version of Opera.exe

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The installed version of Opera on the remote host is vulnerable to a
buffer overflow in the code which parses HREF tags in the server.

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 : Install Opera 7.21 or newer
Threat Level: High

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