CVE-2012-4144

MEDIUM

Description

Opera before 12.01 on Windows and UNIX, and before 11.66 and 12.x before 12.01 on Mac OS X, does not properly escape characters in DOM elements, which makes it easier for remote attackers to bypass cross-site scripting (XSS) protection mechanisms via a crafted HTML document.

References

http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/mac/1166/

http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/mac/1201/

http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/unix/1201/

http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/windows/1201/

http://www.opera.com/support/kb/view/1025/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2012-08-06

Updated: 2012-08-07

Type: CWE-79

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM