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[ GLSA 200804-14 ] Opera: Multiple vulnerabilities

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- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200804-14 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - http://security.gentoo.org/ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Severity: Normal Title: Opera: Multiple vulnerabilities Date: April 14, 2008 Bugs: #216022 ID: 200804-14 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Synopsis ======== Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Opera, allowing for execution of arbitrary code. Background ========== Opera is a fast web browser that is available free of charge. Affected packages ================= ------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 www-client/opera < 9.27 >= 9.27 Description =========== Michal Zalewski reported two vulnerabilities, memory corruption when adding news feed sources from a website (CVE-2008-1761) as well as when processing HTML CANVAS elements to use scaled images (CVE-2008-1762). Additionally, an unspecified weakness related to keyboard handling of password inputs has been reported (CVE-2008-1764). Impact ====== A remote attacker could entice a user to visit a specially crafted web site or news feed and possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Opera. 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-9.27" References ========== [ 1 ] CVE-2008-1761 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1761 [ 2 ] CVE-2008-1762 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1762 [ 3 ] CVE-2008-1764 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1764 Availability ============ This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website: http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200804-14.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@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at http://bugs.gentoo.org. License ======= 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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