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Opera Browser Address Bar Spoofing

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#1 NeonWizard


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Posted 08 July 2004 - 05:23 PM

Just found this on Secunia's site.

Secunia Advisory: SA12028
Release Date: 2004-07-08

Moderately critical
Impact: Spoofing
Where: From remote

Software: Opera 5.x
Opera 6.x
Opera 7.x

bitlance winter has discovered a vulnerability in the Opera browser, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to conduct phishing attacks against a user.

Disable support for Javascript.

Input the URL to trusted sites directly in the address bar and don't follow links from untrusted sources.

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