Opera < 9.62 Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote host contains a web browser that is affected by several

Description :

The version of Opera installed on the remote host is earlier than 9.62
and thus reportedly affected by several issues :

- Opera fails to sanitize certain parameters passed to the
'History Search' (906).

- The browser's same-origin policy may be violated because
scripts running in the 'Links Panel' always run in the
outermost frame of the page (907).

Successful exploitation would result in the attacker being able to
execute arbitrary script code in the unsuspecting user's browser and
may also lead to cookie-based credential theft, browser setting
modifications, and other attacks.

These attacks require that the attacker be able to trick a user into
browsing to a malicious URI with the affected application.

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to Opera 9.62 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 34680 ()

Bugtraq ID: 31991

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4794

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