GLSA-200502-17 : Opera: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

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
leak information.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

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

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

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

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1157