Opera < 12.01 Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The version of Opera installed on the remote host is earlier than
12.01 and is, therefore, reportedly affected by multiple issues :

- An error exists in the handling of certain URLs that
can lead to memory corruption and possible code
execution. (1016)

- Errors exist in the handling of DOM elements and
certain HTML characters that can lead to cross-site
scripting. (1025, 1026)

- Download dialog boxes can be made small enough that
users may not realize they are accepting a download
and further, executing such a download. (1027)

- An attacker could cause an application crash by tricking
a user into connecting to a malicious site, as
demonstrated by the Lenovo 'Shop Now' page.

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to Opera 12.01 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : false

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