FreeBSD : opera -- redirection XSS vulnerability (985bfcf0-e1d7-11d9-b875-0001020eed82)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

A Secunia Advisory reports :

Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in Opera, which can be
exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks
against users.

The vulnerability is caused due to input not being sanitised, when
Opera generates a temporary page for displaying a redirection when
'Automatic redirection' is disabled (not default setting).

See also :

http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2003-1/advisory/
http://www.opera.com/freebsd/changelogs/801/#security
http://www.nessus.org/u?f497b76b

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19043 (freebsd_pkg_985bfcf0e1d711d9b8750001020eed82.nasl)

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