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CVE-2008-4698 Detail

Description

Opera before 9.61 does not properly block scripts during preview of a news feed, which allows remote attackers to create arbitrary new feed subscriptions and read the contents of arbitrary feeds.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/23/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00009.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200811-01.xml
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/21/6
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/22/5
http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/freebsd/961/
http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/linux/961/
http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/mac/961/
http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/solaris/961/
http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/windows/961/
http://www.opera.com/support/search/view/905/
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31842
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2873
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46005

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:5.0:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:5.0:beta3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:5.0:beta4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:5.0:beta5:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:5.0:beta6:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:5.0:beta7:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:5.0:beta8:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:5.02:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:5.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:5.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:5.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:6.0:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:6.0:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:6.0:beta3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:6.0:tp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:6.0:tp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:6.0:tp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:6.01:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:6.1:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:6.02:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:6.03:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:6.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:6.05:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:6.06:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:6.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:6.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:7.0:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:7.0:beta1_v2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:7.0:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:7.01:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:7.02:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:7.03:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:7.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:7.10:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:7.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:7.11:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:7.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:7.20:beta7:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:7.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:7.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:7.23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:7.50:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:7.50:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:7.51:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:7.52:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:7.53:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:7.54:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:7.54:update1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:7.54:update2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:7.60:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:8.0:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:8.0:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:8.0:beta3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:8.01:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:8.02:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:8.50:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:8.51:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:8.52:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:8.53:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:8.54:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:9.0:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:9.0:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:9.01:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:9.02:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:9.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:9.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:9.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:9.20:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:9.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:9.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:9.23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:9.24:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:9.25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:9.26:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:9.27:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:9.50:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:9.50:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:9.50:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:9.51:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:9.52:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 9.60
cpe:2.3:a:opera:opera_browser:9.60:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4698
NVD Published Date:
10/23/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017