GLSA-201209-11 : Opera: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 62301

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201209-11 (Opera: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Opera. Please review the CVE identifiers and Opera Release Notes referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted web page using Opera, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
Furthermore, a remote attacker may be able to trick a user into downloading and executing files, conduct Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks, spoof the address bar, or have other unspecified impact.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All Opera users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-client/opera-12.01.1532'

See Also

https://help.opera.com/en/latest/

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201209-11

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 62301

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201209-11.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Published: 2012/09/26

Updated: 2018/12/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC: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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/09/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4010, CVE-2012-4142, CVE-2012-4143, CVE-2012-4144, CVE-2012-4145, CVE-2012-4146

BID: 54779, 54780, 54782, 54788, 55345

GLSA: 201209-11