Opera for Mac OS X patches 6 security holes

The Opera Web browser for Mac OS X has been recently updated to version 11.62, with the latest update patching six security holes.

The Opera Web browser for Mac OS X has been recently updated to version 11.62, with the latest update patching six security holes.

Details on the fixed vulnerabilities:

  • Fixed an issue where small windows could be used to trick users into executing downloads, as reported by Jordi Chancel; see our advisory
  • Fixed an issue where overlapping content could trick users into executing downloads, as reported by Jordi Chancel; see our advisory
  • Fixed an issue which could allow web page content to overlap the address field; see our advisory
  • Fixed an issue where history.state could leak the state data from cross domain pages; see our advisory
  • Fixed an issue which could allow web page dialogs to display the wrong address in the address field; see our advisory
  • Fixed an issue where carefully timed reloads and redirects could spoof the address field, as reported by Jordi Chancel; see our advisory

Users are advised to update to the latest versions immediately, either through the browser's built-in updater, or directly download the latest version from Opera's web site.