FreeBSD : opera -- redirection XSS vulnerability (985bfcf0-e1d7-11d9-b875-0001020eed82)

High Nessus Plugin ID 19043


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


A Secunia Advisory reports :

Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in Opera, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks against users.

The vulnerability is caused due to input not being sanitised, when Opera generates a temporary page for displaying a redirection when 'Automatic redirection' is disabled (not default setting).


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 19043

File Name: freebsd_pkg_985bfcf0e1d711d9b8750001020eed82.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2015/05/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-opera, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:opera, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:opera-devel, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2005/06/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/06/16

Reference Information

Secunia: 15423