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[ GLSA 200502-17 ] Opera: Multiple vulnerabilities
From: Sune Kloppenborg Jeppesen <jaervosz () gentoo org>
Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2005 20:20:21 +0100

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 200502-17
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  Severity: Normal
     Title: Opera: Multiple vulnerabilities
      Date: February 14, 2005
      Bugs: #73871, #74076, #74321, #81747
        ID: 200502-17

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Synopsis
========

Opera is vulnerable to several vulnerabilities which could result in
information disclosure and facilitate execution of arbitrary code.

Background
==========

Opera is a multi-platform web browser.

Affected packages
=================

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     Package        /  Vulnerable  /                        Unaffected
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  1  net-www/opera      < 7.54-r3                           >= 7.54-r3

Description
===========

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 plugins.

Impact
======

An attacker 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.

Resolution
==========

All Opera users should upgrade to the latest version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-www/opera-7.54-r3"

References
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  [ 1 ] Opera Changelog for 7.54u1
        http://www.opera.com/linux/changelogs/754u1/
  [ 2 ] Opera Changelog for 7.54u2
        http://www.opera.com/linux/changelogs/754u2/

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200502-17.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security () gentoo org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2005 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0

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