FreeBSD : opera -- multiple vulnerabilities (fb84d5dd-9528-11dd-9a00-001999392805)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Opera reports :

If a malicious page redirects Opera to a specially crafted address
(URL), it can cause Opera to crash. Given sufficient address content,
the crash could cause execution of code controlled by the attacking

Once a Java applet has been cached, if a page can predict the cache
path for that applet, it can load the applet from the cache, causing
it to run in the context of the local machine. This allows it to read
other cache files on the computer or perform other normally more
restrictive actions. These files could contain sensitive information,
which could then be sent to the attacker.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 34382 (freebsd_pkg_fb84d5dd952811dd9a00001999392805.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4694

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