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Opera: Multiple vulnerabilities


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201406-14 / opera
Release Date June 15, 2014
Latest Revision June 15, 2014: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable local, remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
www-client/opera < 12.13_p1734 >= 12.13_p1734 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #442044, #444040, #446096, #454654


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 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 obtain sensitive information, conduct Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks, or bypass security restrictions.

A local attacker may be able to obtain sensitive information.

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-12.13_p1734"

4.  References


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