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Improper Restriction of Rendered UI Layers or Frames

CVE-2005-2407

Severity Medium
Score 5.1/10

Summary

A design error in Opera 8.01 and earlier allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code by overlaying a malicious new window above a file download dialog box, then tricking the user into double-clicking on the "Run" button, aka "link hijacking".

  • HIGH
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL

CWE-1021 - Improper Restriction of Rendered UI Layers or Frames

The web application does not restrict or incorrectly restricts frame objects or UI layers that belong to another application or domain, which can lead to user confusion about which interface the user is interacting with.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published