GLSA-200502-17 : Opera: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200502-17
(Opera: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Opera contains several vulnerabilities:
fails to properly validate Content-Type and filename.
fails to properly validate date: URIs.
uses kfmclient exec as the Default Application to handle downloaded
files when integrated with KDE.
fails to properly control frames.
uses Sun Java packages insecurely.
searches an insecure path for plugins.

Impact :

An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to:
execute arbitrary code.
load a malicious frame in the context of another browser
session.
leak information.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.opera.com/linux/changelogs/754u1/
http://www.opera.com/linux/changelogs/754u2/
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200502-17.xml

Solution :

All Opera users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/opera-7.54-r3'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16458 (gentoo_GLSA-200502-17.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1157
CVE-2004-1489
CVE-2004-1490
CVE-2004-1491
CVE-2005-0456
CVE-2005-0457