Opera < 7.54u1 Download Box Spoofing

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2467

Synopsis

The remote browser allows attackers to spoof download file extensions.

Description

The remote host is using a version of Opera that is prone to a security flaw where a malicious website can spoof a filename within a download dialog box. An attacker exploiting this flaw would need to be able to entice a local user to browse to a malicious website. Upon visiting the website, the user would download a file with an obfuscated name.

Solution

Install Opera 7.54u1 or higher.

See Also

http://www.opera.com/support/search/supsearch.dml?index=782

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2467

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2004/12/17

Modified: 2016/12/06

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 6.3

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS3#AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1490

BID: 11883, 12550