High Nessus Plugin ID 19936
SynopsisThe remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch
DescriptionThe remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2005:057 (opera).
This update upgrades the Opera web browser to the 8.50 release.
Besides the changes in 8.50 that are listed in http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/linux/850/ following security problems were fixed:
2. Normally, filename extensions are determined by the 'Content-Type' in Opera Mail. However, by appending an additional '.' to the end of a filename, an HTML file could be spoofed to be e.g. 'image.jpg.'.
These two vulnerabilities combined may be exploited to conduct script insertion attacks if the user chooses to view an attachment named e.g. 'image.jpg.' e.g. resulting in disclosure of local files.