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Opera: Multiple vulnerabilities


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201209-11 / opera
Release Date September 25, 2012
Latest Revision September 25, 2012: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
www-client/opera < 12.01.1532 >= 12.01.1532 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #429478, #434584


Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Opera, the worst of which may allow remote execution of arbitrary code.

2.  Impact Information


Opera is a fast web browser that is available free of charge.


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Opera. Please review the CVE identifiers and Opera Release Notes referenced below for details.


A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted web page using Opera, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition. Furthermore, a remote attacker may be able to trick a user into downloading and executing files, conduct Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks, spoof the address bar, or have other unspecified impact.

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


All Opera users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/opera-12.01.1532"

4.  References


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