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JVNDB-2011-000010

Opera may insecurely load executable files

Overview

Opera may use unsafe methods for determining how to load executables (.exe).

Opera loads certain executables (.exe) when opening the folder where downloaded contents are stored. Opera contains an issue with the file search path, which may insecurely load executables.

Makoto Shiotsuki reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

Base Metrics: 5.1 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: High
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: Partial

Affected Products


Opera Software ASA
  • Opera prior to 11.01

Impact

An attacker may execute arbitrary code with the privilege of running the application.
Solution

[Update the Software]
Update to the latest version according to the information provided by the developer.

This issue has been resolved in Opera 11.01.
Vendor Information

Opera Software ASA
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. No Mapping(CWE-Other) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2011-0450
References

  1. JVN : JVN#33880169
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2011-0450
  3. OPEN SOURCE VULNERABILITY DATABASE (OSVDB) : 70726
Revision History

[2011/02/02]
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