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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-3266

Original release date: 09/18/2009
Last revised: 10/19/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Opera before 10.01 does not properly restrict HTML in a (1) RSS or (2) Atom feed, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks, and conduct cross-zone scripting attacks involving the Feed Subscription Page to read feeds or create feed subscriptions, via a crafted feed, related to the rendering of the application/rss+xml content type as "scripted content."

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37182
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/unix/1001/
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MISC
Name: http://securethoughts.com/2009/10/hijacking-operas-native-page-using-malicious-rss-payloads/
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.opera.com/support/kb/view/939/
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 36418
External Source: MISC
Name: http://securethoughts.com/2009/09/exploiting-chrome-and-operas-inbuilt-atomrss-reader-with-script-execution-and-more/
External Source: BID
Name: 36850
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 59358
External Source: XF
Name: opera-feed-security-bypass(54021)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3073
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090916 Exploiting Chrome and Opera's inbuilt ATOM/RSS reader with Script Execution and more
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6314
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/windows/1001/
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20091028 Hijacking Opera's Native Page using malicious RSS payloads
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/mac/1001/
Type: Patch Information

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6314
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:9.26
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:9.27
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:9.24
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:9.25
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:9.61
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:9.62
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:9.50
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:9.60
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:9.52
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:9.64
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:9.51
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:9.60:beta1
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:9.50:beta2
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:9.50:beta1
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:9.20:beta1
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:9.21
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:9.63
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:9.22
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:9.23
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:9.20
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:9.12
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:9.10
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:9.02
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:9.01
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:9.00
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:9.0:beta2
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:9.0:beta1
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:9.0
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:8.54
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:8.53
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:8.52
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:8.51
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:8.50
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:8.02
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:8.01
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:8.00
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:8.0:beta3
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:8.0:beta2
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:8.0:beta1
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:8.0
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:7.60
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:7.54:update2
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:7.54:update1
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:7.54
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:7.53
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:7.52
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:7.51
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:7.50:beta1
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:7.50
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:7.23
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:7.22
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:7.21
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:7.20:beta7
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:7.20
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:7.11:beta2
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:7.11
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:7.10:beta1
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:7.10
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:7.03
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:7.02
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:7.01
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:7.0:beta2
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:7.0:beta1_v2
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:7.0:beta1
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:7.0
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:6.12
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:6.11
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:6.1:beta1
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:6.1
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:6.06
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:6.05
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:6.04
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:6.03
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:6.02
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:6.01
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:6.0:tp3
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:6.0:tp2
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:6.0:tp1
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:6.0:beta2
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:6.0:beta1
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:6.0
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:5.12
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:5.11
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:5.10
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:5.02
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:5.0:beta8
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:5.0:beta7
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:5.0:beta6
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:5.0:beta5
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:5.0:beta4
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:5.0:beta3
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:5.0:beta2
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:5.0
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:10.53:b
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:10.53
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:10.52
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:10.51
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:10.50:beta2
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:10.50:beta1
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:10.50
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:10.10:beta1
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:10.10
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:10.01
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:10.00:beta3
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:10.00:beta2
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:10.00:beta1
* cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:10.00
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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)