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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5178

Heap-based buffer overflow in Opera 9.62 on Windows allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long file:// URI. NOTE: this might overlap CVE-2008-5680.
Publish Date : 2008-11-20 Last Update Date : 2009-08-13
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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 CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-5178

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Opera Opera 9.62 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Opera Opera 1

- References For CVE-2008-5178

http://osvdb.org/49882
OSVDB 49882
http://secunia.com/advisories/32752
SECUNIA 32752
http://secunia.com/advisories/34294
SECUNIA 34294
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200903-30.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200903-30
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/3183
VUPEN ADV-2008-3183
http://www.opera.com/support/kb/view/922/ CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32323
BID 32323 Opera Web Browser 'file://' Heap Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-03-17
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/46653
XF opera-filehandler-bo(46653)
http://milw0rm.com/exploits/7135
MILW0RM 7135
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2008-11/0110.html
BUGTRAQ 20081117 Opera 9.6x file:// overflow

- Vulnerability Conditions

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

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5178

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


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