Opera < 12.12 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 63301

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 12.12 and is, therefore, reportedly affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- An error exists related to GIF image file handling that can allow heap memory corruption and can lead to application crashes or arbitrary code execution. (1038)

- An error exists related to URL handling and the address bar that can allow rapid, repeated web requests to cause the incorrect URL to be displayed. (1040)

Solution

Upgrade to Opera 12.12 or later.

See Also

https://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2012/Dec/54

http://www.opera.com/support/kb/view/1038/

http://web.archive.org/web/20130224012703/http://www.opera.com/support/kb/view/1040/

http://web.archive.org/web/20170907143134/http://www.opera.com:80/docs/changelogs/unified/1212/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 63301

File Name: opera_1212.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2012/12/19

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 21746

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser

Required KB Items: SMB/Opera/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/12/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/12/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6470, CVE-2012-6471

BID: 56788, 56984

EDB-ID: 23107