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<title>Opera: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Opera, allowing for
execution of arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">opera</product>
<announced>April 14, 2008</announced>
<revised>April 14, 2008: 01</revised>
<bug>216022</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="www-client/opera" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">9.27</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">9.27</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
Opera is a fast web browser that is available free of charge.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
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).
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
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.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All Opera users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=www-client/opera-9.27&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1761">CVE-2008-1761</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1762">CVE-2008-1762</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1764">CVE-2008-1764</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sun, 13 Apr 2008 00:02:37 +0000">
rbu
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sun, 13 Apr 2008 00:02:49 +0000">
rbu
</metadata>
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