Opera insecure pages weak security
|opera-insecurepages-weak-security (44555)||Low Risk|
Opera could provide weaker than expected security, caused by an error when content is loaded by insecure pages. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to improperly show a padlock icon and indicate that an insecure site is secure.
Upgrade to the latest version of Opera (9.52 or later), available from the Opera Web site. See References.
- Opera Download Web site: Download Opera Web Browser.
- Opera Software Knowledge Base Article 895: Advisory: Insecure pages can show incorrect security information.
- Opera Web site: Opera 9.52 for Windows Changelog.
- BID-30768: Opera Web Browser 9.51 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2008-4198: Opera before 9.52, when rendering an http page that has loaded an https page into a frame, displays a padlock icon and offers a security information dialog reporting a secure connection, which might allow remote attackers to trick a user into performing unsafe actions on the http page.
- GLSA-200811-01: Opera: Multiple vulnerabilities
- OSVDB ID: 47690: Opera Frame Loaded Content Cross-domain Security Status Spoofing
- SA31549: Opera Multiple Vulnerabilities
- SECTRACK ID: 1020721: Opera Security Status Bug May Let Remote Users Make Non-Secure Pages Appear to Be Secure
- Gentoo Linux
- Opera Opera Browser 9.0
- Opera Opera Browser 9.10
- Opera Opera Browser 9.2
- Opera Opera Browser 9.21
- Opera Opera Browser 9.22
- Opera Opera Browser 9.23
- Opera Opera Browser 9.24
- Opera Opera Browser 9.25
- Opera Opera Browser 9.26
- Opera Opera Browser 9.27
- Opera Opera Browser 9.50
- Opera Opera Browser 9.51
Aug 20, 2008
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