Opera < 8.54 signedness StyleSheet Overflow

Medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 800839

Synopsis

The remote host contains a web browser that is vulnerable to a buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description

The remote host is using Opera. The version of Opera installed on the remote host contains a buffer overflow that can be triggered by a long value within a stylesheet attribute. Successful exploitation can lead to a browser crash and possibly allow for the execution of arbitrary code subject to the privileges of the user running Opera.

Solution

Upgrade to version 8.54 or higher.

See Also

http://.securityfocus.com/archive/1/430876/30/0/threaded

http://.opera.com/docs/changelogs/windows/854

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 800839

File Name: 800839.prm

Family: Web Clients

Nessus ID: 21221

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 4.2

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

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-1834

BID: 17513