Opera fixes four flaws

Summary:Opera released version 9.25 for Windows to fix four security flaws.

Opera released version 9.25 for Windows to fix four security flaws.

Opera recommends that the new release be installed. In an advisory, Opera says the new release addresses:

  • An issue where plug-ins could be used to allow cross domain scripting.
  • A problem with TLS certificates that could be used to execute arbitrary code.
  • Rich text editing so it can no longer be used to allow cross domain scripting.
  • And prevents bitmaps from revealing random data from memory.

The rich text editing issue has an advisory, Opera says the other flaws will have details released at a later date.

Topics: Security

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