SUSE-SA:2005:031: opera

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2010 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch

Description :

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2005:031 (opera).

The commercial web browser Opera has been updated to the 8.0 version,
fixing all currently known security problems, including:

- CVE-2005-0235: IDN cloaking / homograph attack allows easy
spoofing of domain names.

- CVE-2005-0456: Opera did not validate base64 encoded binary in data:
URLs correctly.

- CVE-2005-1139: Opera showed the Organizational Information of SSL
certificates which could be easily spoofed and be used for phishing

A full Changelog can be found on:

Solution :

Risk factor :


Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19240 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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