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Opera Window Injection Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2004-12-08    Last Update:  2005-06-16    Views:  71,461

Secunia Advisory SA13253

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Spoofing

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Secunia Research has reported a vulnerability in Opera, which can be exploited by malicious people to spoof the content of web sites.

The problem is that a web site can inject content into another site's window if the target name of the window is known. This can e.g. be exploited by a malicious web site to spoof the content of a pop-up window opened on a trusted web site.

This is related to:
SA11978

Secunia has constructed a test, which can be used to check if your browser is affected by this issue:
http://secunia.com/multiple_browsers_window_injection_vulnerability_test/

The vulnerability has been confirmed in Opera versions 7.54 and 8.0. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Update to version 8.01.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Secunia Research

Original Advisory:
Secunia Research:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2004-13/advisory/

Opera Software:
http://www.opera.com/support/search/supsearch.dml?index=782

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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