Intrusion Prevention

Opera.Nested.Marquee.DoS

Description

This indicates a possible exploit of a DoS vulnerability in Opera that may allow remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service (application crash) via a web page containing a large number of nested marquee tags.

Affected Products

Opera 8.5.1

Impact

Denial of Service.

Recommended Actions

Currently we are not aware of any vendor supplied patches for this issue.

CVE References

CVE-2006-6955