CVE-2008-4696

Properties

Published:
22.10.2008
Updated:
31.10.2008
Patch available:
Severity:
Medium
CVSS vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Product:
opera: opera
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Vulnerability description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Opera.dll in Opera before 9.61 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the anchor identifier (aka the "optional fragment"), which is not properly escaped before storage in the History Search database (aka md.dat).

References:

BID: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31869
CONFIRM: http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/mac/961/
CONFIRM: http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/linux/961/
CONFIRM: http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/freebsd/961/
XF: http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/46003
BUGTRAQ: http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/497646/100/0/threaded
MISC: http://www.security-assessment.com/files/advisories/2008-10-22_Opera_Stored_Cross_Site_Scripting.pdf
CONFIRM: http://www.opera.com/support/search/view/903/
CONFIRM: http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/windows/961/
CONFIRM: http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/solaris/961/
MLIST: http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/22/5
MLIST: http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/21/6
MILW0RM: http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/6801
FRSIRT: http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/2873
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/32299