SUSE-SA:2005:031: opera

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 19240


The remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch


The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2005:031 (opera).

The commercial web browser Opera has been updated to the 8.0 version, fixing all currently known security problems, including:

- CVE-2005-0235: IDN cloaking / homograph attack allows easy spoofing of domain names.

- CVE-2005-0456: Opera did not validate base64 encoded binary in data:
URLs correctly.

- CVE-2005-1139: Opera showed the Organizational Information of SSL certificates which could be easily spoofed and be used for phishing attacks.

A full Changelog can be found on:


Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 19240

File Name: suse_SA_2005_031.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Agent: unix

Published: 2005/07/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Host/SuSE/rpm-list