Opera < 12.11 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 62984

Synopsis

The remote host contains a web browser that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The version of Opera installed on the remote host is earlier than 12.11 and is, therefore, reportedly affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- A heap-based buffer overflow error exists related to handling HTTP responses that can lead to application crashes or arbitrary code execution. (1036)

- An issue exists related to the application's error handling that can allow a malicious website to determine the existence of and path to local files. (1037)

Solution

Upgrade to Opera 12.11 or later.

See Also

http://www.opera.com/support/kb/view/1036/

http://web.archive.org/web/20130223094445/http://www.opera.com/support/kb/view/1037/

http://web.archive.org/web/20170911062419/http://www.opera.com:80/docs/changelogs/unified/1211/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 62984

File Name: opera_1211.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2012/11/21

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 21746

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser

Required KB Items: SMB/Opera/Version

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/11/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/11/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6468, CVE-2012-6469

BID: 56594