Opera < 10.53 Asynchronous Content Modification Uninitialized Memory Access

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5527

Synopsis

The version of Opera installed on the remote host is earlier than 10.53.

Description

Versions of Opera earlier than 10.53 are potentially affected by the following issue : - Multiple asynchronous calls to a script that modifies document content can be abused to reference an uninitialized value, leading to an application crash or possibly allowing execution of arbitrary code. (953)

Solution

Upgrade to Opera 10.53 or later.

See Also

http://h.ackack.net/?p=258

http://www.opera.com/support/kb/view/953

http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/windows/1053

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5527

File Name: 5527.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2010/05/03

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Nessus ID: 46204

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/04/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/04/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1728

BID: 39855