Upstream information

CVE-2008-5680 at MITRE

Description

Multiple buffer overflows in Opera before 9.63 might allow (1) remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted text area, or allow (2) user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long host name in a file: URL. NOTE: this might overlap CVE-2008-5178.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 459404 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 461908 [RESOLVED / DUPLICATE]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 11.0
openSUSE 11.1
  • opera >= 9.63-1.1