GLSA-200712-22 : Opera: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 29819


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200712-22 (Opera: Multiple vulnerabilities)

David Bloom reported two vulnerabilities where plug-ins (CVE-2007-6520) and Rich text editing (CVE-2007-6522) could be used to allow cross domain scripting. Alexander Klink (Cynops GmbH) discovered an issue with TLS certificates (CVE-2007-6521). Gynvael Coldwind reported that bitmaps might reveal random data from memory (CVE-2007-6524).
Impact :

A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities, possibly leading to the execution of arbitrary code and cross domain scripting.
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-9.25'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 29819

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200712-22.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/12/31

Modified: 2016/11/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

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: 2007/12/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-6520, CVE-2007-6521, CVE-2007-6522, CVE-2007-6524

OSVDB: 42691, 42692, 42693, 42694, 42695

GLSA: 200712-22

CWE: 79, 200, 310