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[GLSA-200609-18] Opera: RSA signature forgery Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Opera: RSA signature forgery
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200609-18
(Opera: RSA signature forgery)
Opera makes use of OpenSSL, which fails to correctly verify PKCS #1
v1.5 RSA signatures signed by a key with exponent 3. Some CAs in
Opera's list of trusted signers are using root certificates with
A possible hacker could forge certificates which will appear valid and signed
by a trusted CA.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Opera users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-client/opera-9.02"
Threat Level: Medium
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