Opera < 9.61 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 800826


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


The version of Opera installed on the remote host is earlier than 9.61 and is reportedly affected by several issues :

- It may be possible to reveal a user's browsing history by exploiting certain constructs in Opera's History Search results (903).
- Opera's Fast Forward feature is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability (904).
- While previewing certain news feeds, it may be possible for certain scripts to subscribe a user to arbitrary feeds, and also view contents of user subscribed feeds (905).


Upgrade to version 9.61 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 800826

File Name: 800826.prm

Family: Web Clients

Nessus ID: 34459

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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

Exploitable With

CANVAS (D2ExploitPack)

Core Impact

Metasploit (Opera historysearch XSS)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4696, CVE-2008-4697, CVE-2008-4698, CVE-2008-4725

BID: 31869, 31842