Opera < 9.02 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 800816

Synopsis

The remote host contains a web browser that is susceptible to a heap buffer overflow attack.

Description

The version of Opera installed on the remote host reportedly contains a heap buffer overflow vulnerability that can be triggered by a long link. Successful exploitation of this issue may result in a crash of the application or even allow for execution of arbitrary code subject to the user's privileges.

Solution

Upgrade to version 9.02 or higher.

See Also

archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2006-10/0347.html

http://.opera.com/support/search/supsearch.dml?index=848

labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=424

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 800816

File Name: 800816.prm

Family: Web Clients

Nessus ID: 22875

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 3.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4819

BID: 20591