openSUSE 10 Security Update : opera (opera-5867)

High Nessus Plugin ID 35249


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Opera 9.63 fixes the following security problems :

- Manipulating text input contents can allow execution of arbitrary code

- HTML parsing flaw can cause Opera to execute arbitrary code.

- Long hostnames in file: URLs can cause execution of arbitrary code.

- Script injection in feed preview can reveal contents of unrelated news feeds.

- Built-in XSLT templates can allow cross-site scripting.

- Fixed an issue that could reveal random data.

- SVG images embedded using <img> tags can no longer execute Java or plugin content.


Update the affected opera package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 35249

File Name: suse_opera-5867.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/12/21

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:opera, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2008/12/17