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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-3007

Original release date: 09/21/2005
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Opera before 8.50 allows remote attackers to spoof the content type of files via a filename with a trailing "." (dot), which might allow remote attackers to trick users into processing dangerous content.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.6 (LOW) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2005:057
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/windows/850/
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2005-1789
External Source: XF
Name: opera-filename-spoofing(22337)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20050920 Secunia Research: Opera Mail Client Attachment Spoofing and Script Insertion
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/linux/850/
External Source: SUSE
Name: SuSE-SA:2005:057
External Source: BID
Name: 14880
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 19509

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