Opera Web Browser 11.61 Timed Reload input validation

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in Opera Web Browser 11.61 (Web Browser). Affected by this issue is an unknown function of the component Timed Reload. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a input validation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-20. The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly. Impacted is integrity.

The weakness was published 03/27/2012 by Jordi Chancel (Website). The advisory is available at opera.com. The public release has been coordinated with the vendor. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2012-1928 since 03/27/2012. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 59631 (GLSA-201206-03 : Opera: Multiple vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Gentoo Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 165304 (SUSE Security Update for Opera (openSUSE-SU-2012:0610-1)).

Upgrading to version 11.62 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (74353), Vulnerability Center (SBV-34811) and Tenable (59631). Similar entries are available at 4966, 4967, 4968 and 4969.






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VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.5

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Class: Input validation
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Unproven

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Nessus ID: 59631
Nessus Name: GLSA-201206-03 : Opera: Multiple vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 802828
OpenVAS Name: Opera Multiple Vulnerabilities - March12 (Linux)
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Upgrade: Web Browser 11.62


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Vendor: opera.com

Advisory: opera.com
Researcher: Jordi Chancel
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2012-1928 (🔍)
X-Force: 74353 - Opera redirects spoofing, Medium Risk
Vulnerability Center: 34811 - Opera <11.62 Allows Remote Address Bar Spoofing by Triggering a Page Reload With Domain Redirection, Medium
SecurityFocus: 52731 - Opera Web Browser 11.62 prior Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 48535 - Opera Multiple Vulnerabilities, Highly Critical
OSVDB: 80624

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Created: 04/02/2012 03:55 PM
Updated: 03/22/2021 11:40 AM
Changes: 04/02/2012 03:55 PM (76), 04/22/2019 10:52 AM (9), 03/22/2021 11:40 AM (3)
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