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Opera Redirection Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2005-06-16    Views:  29,292

Secunia Advisory SA15423

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Cross Site Scripting

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

No CVE references.

Description


Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in Opera, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks against users.

The vulnerability is caused due to input not being sanitised, when Opera generates a temporary page for displaying a redirection when "Automatic redirection" is disabled (not default setting).

For more information:
SA8155

NOTE: A variant of this issue was first discovered in Opera versions 6.x and 7.x, but was reintroduced with the release of Opera 8.

The vulnerability has been confirmed in version 8.0.


Solution:
Update to version 8.01.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Jakob Balle, Secunia Research.

Original Advisory:
Secunia Research:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2003-1/

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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