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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Opera: Multiple vulnerabilities
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200502-17
(Opera: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Opera contains several vulnerabilities:
fails to properly validate Content-Type and filename.
fails to properly validate date: URIs.
uses kfmclient exec as the Default Application to handle downloaded
files when integrated with KDE.
fails to properly control frames.
uses Sun Java packages insecurely.
searches an insecure path for tests.
A possible hacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to:
execute arbitrary code.
load a malicious frame in the context of another browser
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Opera users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-www/opera-7.54-r3"
Network Security Threat Level: Medium
Networks Security ID:
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi
|Samsung 4GB PC3-8500 DDR3 2Rx8 1066MHz SODIMM Laptop Memory Ram M471B5273BH1-CF8
|HP Pavilion Desktop Tower, Intel Core i7-7700U Processor, 16GB Memory 2TB HD
|HYNIX 8GB PC3-12800R DDR3-1600 REGISTERED ECC MEMORY MODULE HMT31GR7CFR4C
|SK Hynix 4GB DDR3 DDR3L PC3-12800 PC3L-12800S 1600 MHz SODIMM CL11 Laptop Memory
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