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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Opera remote location object cross-domain scripting vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains the version of Opera.exe

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

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

Description :

The version of Opera on the remote host fails to block write access to
the 'location' object. This could permit a user to create a specially
crafted URL to overwrite methods within the 'location' object that would
execute arbitrary code in a user's browser within the trust relationship
between the browser and the server, leading to a loss of confidentiality
and integrity.

See also :

http://www.greymagic.com/security/advisories/gm008-op/
http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/windows/754/

Solution :

Upgrade to Opera 7.54 or newer.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.3
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:N/I:P/A:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 10873

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 David Maciejak

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