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SUSE-SA:2005:031: opera Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the opera package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2005:031 (opera).

The commercial web browser Opera has been updated to the 8.0 version,
fixing all currently known security problems, including:

- CVE-2005-0235: IDN cloaking / homograph attack allows easy
spoofing of domain names.

- CVE-2005-0456: Opera did not validate base64 encoded binary in data:
URLs correctly.

- CVE-2005-1139: Opera showed the Organizational Information of SSL
certificates which could be easily spoofed and be used for phishing

A full Changelog can be found on:

Solution :
Threat Level: Medium

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