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VULNERABILITY - June 3, 2004

by Marianna Schmudlach / June 3, 2004 1:11 AM PDT

Opera Favicon Displaying Address Bar Spoofing Vulnerability

CRITICAL:
Less critical

IMPACT:
Spoofing

WHERE:
From remote

SOFTWARE:
Opera 7.x

DESCRIPTION:
GreyMagic has discovered a vulnerability in the Opera browser, which
can be exploited by malicious people to fake (spoof) information
displayed in various bars.

The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the displaying of
favicons in the address bar, page bar, and page/window cycler.

The vulnerability has been confirmed in version 7.50. Prior versions
may also be affected.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 7.51.
http://www.opera.com/download/

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
GreyMagic

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
Vendor Changelog:
http://www.opera.com/windows/changelogs/751/

http://secunia.com/advisories/11762/

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