"Opera Software has released Opera version 9.60 to address two vulnerabilities. The first vulnerability is due to improper validation of URLs. Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial-of-service condition. The second vulnerability is due to unsafe storage of cached Java applets. Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow an attacker to obtain sensitive information or escape other normal restrictions."If you use the Opera browser, it is strongly advised that you update as soon as possible. The advisories addressed by this update are as follows:
- Advisory 901 is described as "Extremely Critical" and relates to specially crafted addresses that can execute arbitrary code.
- Advisory 902 is "Highly Severe" and related to Java applets that can be used to read sensitive information.