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The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
Karol Wiesek and Greg MacManus reported via iDEFENSE that the Opera
web browser contains a flaw in the handling of certain URIs. When
presented with these URIs, Opera would invoke external commands to
process them after some validation. However, if the hostname component
of a URI begins with a `-', it may be treated as an option by an
external command. This could have undesirable side-effects, from
denial-of-service to code execution. The impact is very dependent on
After the iDEFENSE advisory was published, the KDE team discovered
similar problems in KDE's URI handlers.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5