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Remote code execution in Opera before 10.54 due to failure to enforce permission requirements for widget filesystem access and directory selection

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11950

Opera before 10.54 on Windows and Mac OS X does not properly enforce permission requirements for widget filesystem access and directory selection which allows user-assisted remote attackers to create or modify arbitrary files and consequently execute arbitrary code via widget File I/O operations.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-2666
Product(s):
  • Opera Browser