Opera < 12.12 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6649
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Synopsis

The remote host contains a web browser that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

Versions of Opera earlier than 12.12 is 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 information-disclosure vulnerability exists due to improper profile folder permissions, that can allow access to read the sensitive contents of profile files such as cache, password, and Opera's configuration files. (This issue affects only Opera Linux/Unix) (1039)

- 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

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

http://www.opera.com/support/kb/view/1039

http://www.opera.com/support/kb/view/1040

http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/unified/1212

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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 6649

Family: Web Clients

Published: 12/26/2012

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Nessus ID: 63301

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 12/18/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/3/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6470, CVE-2012-6471, CVE-2012-6472

BID: 56788, 56984, 56980