Opera Web Browser up to 7.19 resource management

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in Opera Web Browser up to 7.19 (Web Browser). Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a resource management vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-399. As an impact it is known to affect availability. The summary by CVE is:

Unspecified vulnerability in Opera before 10.61 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption and application hang) via an animated PNG image.

The weakness was released 08/16/2010 (Website). The advisory is shared at opera.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2010-3021. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 59631 (GLSA-201206-03 : Opera: Multiple vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Gentoo Local Security Checks.

Upgrading to version 7.20 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Vulnerability Center (SBV-27225) and Tenable (59631). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 4967, 4968, 4969 and 4970.






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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.1

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.1
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Class: Resource management
CWE: CWE-399 / CWE-404
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 59631
Nessus Name: GLSA-201206-03 : Opera: Multiple vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 801257
OpenVAS Name: Opera Browser Multiple Vulnerabilities August-10 (Windows)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Web Browser 7.20


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Vendor: opera.com

Advisory: opera.com
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2010-3021 (🔍)

Vulnerability Center: 27225 - Opera Before 10.61 Remote DoS Vulnerability via an Animated PNG Image, Medium

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Created: 03/19/2015 02:37 PM
Updated: 09/23/2021 06:30 AM
Changes: 03/19/2015 02:37 PM (57), 03/06/2017 10:55 AM (6), 09/23/2021 06:15 AM (4), 09/23/2021 06:30 AM (1)
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