GLSA-200804-14 : 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-200804-14
(Opera: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Michal Zalewski reported two vulnerabilities, memory corruption when
adding news feed sources from a website (CVE-2008-1761) as well as when
processing HTML CANVAS elements to use scaled images (CVE-2008-1762).
Additionally, an unspecified weakness related to keyboard handling of
password inputs has been reported (CVE-2008-1764).

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to visit a specially crafted web
site or news feed and possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running Opera.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200804-14.xml

Solution :

All Opera users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/opera-9.27'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 31961 (gentoo_GLSA-200804-14.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1761
CVE-2008-1762
CVE-2008-1764