Opera < 7.54u1 Download Box Spoofing

Medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 800841


The remote browser allows attackers to spoof download file extensions.


The remote host is using a version of Opera that is prone to a security flaw where a malicious website can spoof a filename within a download dialog box. An attacker exploiting this flaw would need to be able to entice a local user to browse to a malicious website. Upon visiting the website, the user would download a file with an obfuscated name.


Install Opera 7.54u1 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 800841

File Name: 800841.prm

Family: Web Clients

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1490

BID: 11883, 12550