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Opera Unicode String Denial Of Service Vulnerability (Linux)

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 Patch

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with Opera and is prone to Denial of Service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

- Error caused by calling the 'window.print' function in a loop aka a 'printing DoS attack'. - CPU consumption issue exists when a series of automatic submissions of a form containing a KEYGEN element. - Error exists when application fails to handle user supplied input into the 'write' method via a long Unicode string argument.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Opera version 9.52 and prior on Linux.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Opera Version 10 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)