Feeds

Opera update plugs bug brace

History search vuln exorcised

The essential guide to IT transformation

Opera has updated its browser to plug a pair of critical security holes.

Version 9.62 of the browser fixes a vulnerability in the History Search function which creates a possible mechanism for hacker to inject code. The flaw, discovered by researcher Aviv Raff, left Opera users at risk of attack simply by visiting booby-trapped webpages.

The update also fixes a bug involving the handling of javascript URLs in the Links panel. The flaw left surfers at risk from cross-site scripting attacks when visiting web pages containing frames.

Opera 9.62 also incorporates the Opera Presto 2.1.1 user agent engine, as explained in an advisory by the Norwegian software firm here. ®

5 things you didn’t know about cloud backup

More from The Register

next story
Goog says patch⁵⁰ your Chrome
64-bit browser loads cat vids FIFTEEN PERCENT faster!
Chinese hackers spied on investigators of Flight MH370 - report
Classified data on flight's disappearance pinched
KER-CHING! CryptoWall ransomware scam rakes in $1 MEEELLION
Anatomy of the net's most destructive ransomware threat
NIST to sysadmins: clean up your SSH mess
Too many keys, too badly managed
Scratched PC-dispatch patch patched, hatched in batch rematch
Windows security update fixed after triggering blue screens (and screams) of death
Researchers camouflage haxxor traps with fake application traffic
Honeypots sweetened to resemble actual workloads, complete with 'secure' logins
prev story

Whitepapers

Gartner critical capabilities for enterprise endpoint backup
Learn why inSync received the highest overall rating from Druva and is the top choice for the mobile workforce.
Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
Rethinking backup and recovery in the modern data center
Combining intelligence, operational analytics, and automation to enable efficient, data-driven IT organizations using the HP ABR approach.
Consolidation: The Foundation for IT Business Transformation
In this whitepaper learn how effective consolidation of IT and business resources can enable multiple, meaningful business benefits.
Next gen security for virtualised datacentres
Legacy security solutions are inefficient due to the architectural differences between physical and virtual environments.