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Opera Browser Multiple Denial Of Service Vulnerability (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Wont Fix

Created

Created

12 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The host is installed with Opera Web Browser and is prone to Multiple Denial of Service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

Multiple flaws are due to, - Opera executes a mail application in situations where an 'IMG' element has a 'SRC' attribute that is a redirect to a mailto: URL, which allows remote attackers to launch excessive application via an HTML document with many images. - Improper handling of 'IFRAME' element with a mailto: URL in its 'SRC' attribute, which allows remote attackers to consume resources via an HTML document with many IFRAME elements.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Opera version 9.52 and prior on Windows.

Solution

Solution

No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

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