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Vulnerability Score 4.0 4.0
CVE Id CVE-2004-2659
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:44:45
Published 31 Dec 2004 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity HIGH
Authentication NONE



Opera offers an Open button to verify that a user wishes to execute a downloaded file, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to construct a race condition that tricks a user into clicking Open via a request for a different mouse or keyboard action very shortly before the Open dialog appears. NOTE: this is a different issue than CVE-2005-2407.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Mozilla

  • Opera Software Opera 9.2



FULLDISC - 20040407 Race conditions in security dialogs

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:39:34