Opera < 9.02 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3796

Synopsis

The remote host contains a web browser that is susceptible to a heap buffer overflow attack.

Description

The version of Opera installed on the remote host reportedly contains a heap buffer overflow vulnerability that can be triggered by a long link. Successful exploitation of this issue may result in a crash of the application or even allow for execution of arbitrary code subject to the user's privileges.

Solution

Upgrade to version 9.02 or higher.

See Also

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2006-10/0347.html

http://www.opera.com/support/search/supsearch.dml?index=848

http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=424

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 3796

File Name: 3796.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2006/10/21

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Nessus ID: 22875

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 4.9

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:H/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-2006-4819

BID: 20591

OSVDB: 29785