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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2004-2083

Original release date: 02/11/2004
Last revised: 09/05/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Opera Web Browser 7.0 through 7.23 allows remote attackers to trick users into executing a malicious file by embedding a CLSID in the file name, which causes the malicious file to appear as a trusted file type, aka "File Download Extension Spoofing."

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.6 (LOW) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/windows/750b1/
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 3917
External Source: XF
Name: opera-cslid-extension-spoof(21698)
External Source: MISC
Name: http://secunia.com/Internet_Explorer_File_Download_Extension_Spoofing_Test/
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 9640
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 10760
Type: Advisory

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