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Opera: Multiple vulnerabilities

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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

Synopsis

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

2.  Impact Information

Background

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

Description

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

Impact

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

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

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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