GLSA-200502-17 : Opera: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 16458


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200502-17 (Opera: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Opera contains several vulnerabilities:
fails to properly validate Content-Type and filename.
fails to properly validate date: URIs.
uses kfmclient exec as the Default Application to handle downloaded files when integrated with KDE.
fails to properly control frames.
uses Sun Java packages insecurely.
searches an insecure path for plugins.
Impact :

An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to:
execute arbitrary code.
load a malicious frame in the context of another browser session.
leak information.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Opera users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/opera-7.54-r3'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 16458

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200502-17.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/02/15

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:opera, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2005/02/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/12/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1157, CVE-2004-1489, CVE-2004-1490, CVE-2004-1491, CVE-2005-0456, CVE-2005-0457

OSVDB: 12291, 15890, 59844

GLSA: 200502-17