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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4197

Opera before 9.52 on Windows, Linux, FreeBSD, and Solaris, when processing custom shortcut and menu commands, can produce argument strings that contain uninitialized memory, which might allow user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or conduct other attacks via vectors related to activation of a shortcut.
Publish Date : 2008-09-27 Last Update Date : 2009-09-01
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 399

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-4197

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Opera Opera Browser 9.51 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Opera Opera Browser 1

- References For CVE-2008-4197

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200811-01.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200811-01
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/09/19/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20080919 CVE request: Opera < 9.52 multiple vulnerabilities
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/09/24/4
MLIST [oss-security] 20080923 Re: CVE request: Opera < 9.52 multiple vulnerabilities
http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/freebsd/952/ CONFIRM
http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/linux/952/ CONFIRM
http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/solaris/952/ CONFIRM
http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/windows/952/ CONFIRM
http://www.opera.com/support/search/view/894/ CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30768
BID 30768 Opera Web Browser 9.51 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-11-04
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020720
SECTRACK 1020720
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2416
VUPEN ADV-2008-2416
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/44552
XF opera-shortcuts-code-execution(44552)
http://secunia.com/advisories/32538
SECUNIA 32538
http://secunia.com/advisories/31549
SECUNIA 31549
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=235298 CONFIRM

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4197

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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