Opera Browser Address Bar Spoofing
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    Opera Browser Address Bar Spoofing

    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

    Description:
    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.

    Solution:
    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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    well Ill be damned when a program gets more popular all of a sudden more flaws are Found. so I guess its not just microsoft thats messing up?

    I wish someone would have predicted this would happen. </sarcasm>
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    thx for the headsup..

    secunia is realy making a name now..
    they have been the source of a lot of "bug reports" as of late..

    well worth a bookmark imho..
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    I am sure that vulnerability will be fixed very soon. thanks for the information on that Neon wizard

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