Cross-site scripting in Opera

Posted: October 8, 2012 in Vulnerabilities
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Opera AlertVulnerability: Cross-site scripting in Opera

Danger: Middle
If the Patch: None
Number of vulnerabilities: 1
Impact: Cross Site Scripting
Affected products: Opera 12.x

Affected versions: Opera 12.02 for Windows, Mac OS and Linux, possibly earlier


The vulnerability allows malicious people to conduct XSS attacks.

The vulnerability is caused due to insufficient processing data: URL. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user’s browser session in context of an arbitrary site. Example of use:

data: text / html; base64, PHNjcmlwdD5hbGVydChkb2N1bWVudC5kb21haW4pPC9zY3JpcHQ +

Manufacturer URL:

Solution: The way to eliminate the vulnerability does not exist at present.


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