Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Gentoo Local Security Checks >> [GLSA-200502-17] Opera: Multiple vulnerabilities


Vulnerability Assessment Details

[GLSA-200502-17] Opera: Multiple vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
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.

Impact

A possible hacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to:
execute arbitrary code.
load a malicious frame in the context of another browser
session.
leak information.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://www.opera.com/linux/changelogs/754u1/
http://www.opera.com/linux/changelogs/754u2/


Solution:
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

Cables, Connectors

DELL R620 8 BAY SERVER TWO E5-2680 2.70GHZ 512GB 1TB SAS H310
$5759.0
DELL R620 8 BAY SERVER TWO E5-2680 2.70GHZ 512GB 1TB SAS H310 pictureDELL T7910 WORKSTATION E5-2609V4 1.7GHz 48GB 3 X 1TB SATA NVS300
$2589.0
DELL T7910 WORKSTATION E5-2609V4 1.7GHz 48GB 3 X 1TB SATA NVS300 pictureHP Z820 WORKSTATION W7 PRO TWO E5-2667 2.90GHZ 96GB 2 X 1TB SATA QUADRO K600 1GB
$4559.0
HP Z820 WORKSTATION W7 PRO TWO E5-2667 2.90GHZ 96GB 2 X 1TB SATA QUADRO K600 1GB pictureHP Pavilion Slimline s5-1400t 320GB 500GB 1TB Hard Drive Windows 7 64 Loaded
$67.77
HP Pavilion Slimline s5-1400t 320GB 500GB 1TB Hard Drive Windows 7 64 Loaded picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.