openSUSE Security Update : opera (opera-1599)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 42927
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Opera was upgraded to version 10.10 to fix the following security bugs :

- CVE-2009-0689: CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 A heap buffer overflow in string to number conversion.

- Error messages could leak information.

- Another, yet unspecified, vulnerability reported by Chris Evans.


Update the affected opera package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 42927

File Name: suse_11_2_opera-091125.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/30/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:opera, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 11/25/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0689

CWE: 119