openSUSE Security Update : opera (openSUSE-SU-2012:1702-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 74855


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


- Update to 12.12

- Fixes and Stability Enhancements

- New option 'Delete settings and data for all extensions' option (off by default) in the Delete Private Data dialog

- Corrected an issue where using the 'Delete Private Data' dialog could delete extension and settings data

- Redesigned the 'Delete Private Data' dialog to be more usable with small screens

- Fixed an issue where quitting Opera while in fullscreen mode could cripple the interface on the next start-up

- Fixed an issue where malformed GIF images could allow execution of arbitrary code

- Fixed an issue where repeated attempts to access a target site could trigger address field spoofing

- Fixed an issue where private data could be disclosed to other computer users, or be modified by them

- full changelog available at:


Update the affected opera packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74855

File Name: openSUSE-2012-885.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:opera, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:opera-gtk, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:opera-kde4, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/12/19

Reference Information

OSVDB: 85110, 88101, 88656, 88657, 89614, 89615, 89616