GLSA-200803-09 : 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-200803-09
(Opera: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Mozilla discovered that Opera does not handle input to file form fields
properly, allowing scripts to manipulate the file path (CVE-2008-1080).
Max Leonov found out that image comments might be treated as scripts,
and run within the wrong security context (CVE-2008-1081). Arnaud
reported that a wrong representation of DOM attribute values of
imported XML documents allows them to bypass sanitization filters

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to upload a file with a known
path by entering text into a specially crafted form, to execute scripts
outside intended security boundaries and conduct Cross-Site Scripting

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-9.26'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 31384 (gentoo_GLSA-200803-09.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1080