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Opera Two Security Issues

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Release Date:  2010-07-01    Last Update:  2010-07-13    Views:  5,367

Secunia Advisory SA40375

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Exposure of system information, Exposure of sensitive information, System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Two security issues have been reported in Opera, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose potentially sensitive information or compromise a user's system.

1) A design error in the "Download" dialog can be exploited cause a file to be downloaded and executed if a user is tricked into double-clicking a link on a specially crafted page.

2) An error in the handling of file upload forms can be exploited to cause a user to unintentionally upload an arbitrary file from the local file system if the user is tricked into pasting clipboard content into a form on a specially crafted web site.

Successful exploitation requires that the clipboard contains a string that specifies a path to a local file, e.g. set by a plug-in.

The security issues are reported in versions prior to 10.60.


Solution:
Update to version 10.60.

Provided and/or discovered by:
1) Reported by the vendor.
2) The vendor credits Andrew Valums.

Original Advisory:
Opera:
http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/windows/1060/
http://www.opera.com/support/kb/view/957/
http://www.opera.com/support/kb/view/958/

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