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Opera Web Browser DoS attacks on MIME via malformed MIME emails (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The host is installed with Opera Web Browser and is prone to denial of service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

Flaw is due to improper handling of multipart/mixed e-mail messages with many MIME parts and e-mail messages with many Content-type: message/rfc822 headers.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Opera version 9.51 on Windows.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to higher version of Opera.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)