68829 : Opera Error Page JavaScript Code Security Context Selection Weakness
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2010-10-12

Description

Opera contains a flaw related to the error page for invalid URLs. The program fails to sanitize the URLs displayed in this error page, allowing them to potentially execute scripts. This may allow a context-dependent attacker to use a crafted web site to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

Classification

Location: Local / Remote, Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Vendor Verified
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

Upgrade to version 10.63 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Opera Software ASA
Opera
10.62

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 4.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2010-10-22 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_1 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_0

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