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Vulnerability Assessment Details

SUSE-SA:2005:031: opera

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the opera package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2005:031 (opera).


The commercial web browser Opera has been updated to the 8.0 version,
fixing all currently known security problems, including:

- CVE-2005-0235: IDN cloaking / homograph attack permits easy
spoofing of domain names.

- CVE-2005-0456: Opera did not validate base64 encoded binary in data:
URLs correctly.

- CVE-2005-1139: Opera showed the Organizational Information of SSL
certificates which could be easily spoofed and be used for phishing
attacks.

A full Changelog can be found on:
http://www.opera.com/linux/changelogs/800/


Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/advisories/2005_31_opera.html
Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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