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Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 200803-09 ] Opera: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Tue, 04 Mar 2008 22:29:19
Message-Id: 47CDD528.1090907@gentoo.org
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 200803-09
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  Severity: Normal
     Title: Opera: Multiple vulnerabilities
      Date: March 04, 2008
      Bugs: #210260
        ID: 200803-09

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Opera, allowing for
file disclosure, privilege escalation and Cross-Site scripting.

Background
==========

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

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

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     Package           /  Vulnerable  /                     Unaffected
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  1  www-client/opera       < 9.26                             >= 9.26

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

Mozilla discovered that Opera does not handle input to file form fields
properly, allowing scripts to manipulate the file path (CVE-2008-1080).
Max Leonov found out that image comments might be treated as scripts,
and run within the wrong security context (CVE-2008-1081). Arnaud
reported that a wrong representation of DOM attribute values of
imported XML documents allows them to bypass sanitization filters
(CVE-2008-1082).

Impact
======

A remote attacker could entice a user to upload a file with a known
path by entering text into a specially crafted form, to execute scripts
outside intended security boundaries and conduct Cross-Site Scripting
attacks.

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 ">=www-client/opera-9.26"

References
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  [ 1 ] CVE-2008-1080
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1080
  [ 2 ] CVE-2008-1081
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1081
  [ 3 ] CVE-2008-1082
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1082

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

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

  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200803-09.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@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2008 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/2.5
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