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Opera web browser news url denial of service 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 reportedly crashes
when processing a 'news:' URL of excessive length, that may result in
a denial of service. It has been reported that this issue will
trigger a condition that will prevent Opera from functioning until the
program has been reinstalled.
Solution : Install Opera 7.20 or newer.
Threat Level: High
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