Opera 6.05 for Windows released

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Opera Software released Opera 6.05 for Windows, a pure security upgrade that will implement changes in OpenSSL made public on Aug. 7, 2002 by the CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) as well as other bugfixes.

Opera Software is committed to ensuring the security of its users and as soon as the vulnerability in the third-party code was made public, work began to protect users. The CERT/CC advisory is available on:

"Opera 6.05 for Windows is a recommended upgrade for all users," says Jon S. von Tetzchner, CEO, Opera Software ASA. "By upgrading, users will enjoy the latest in browser security."

Here's what's new:

  • Applied OpenSSL ASN.1 patch
  • Fixed an issue where HTML content could be inserted into directory listings
  • Added new certificate authority roots
  • Not possible to invoke "meta refresh" in an e-mail
  • Fix for Java-related slow navigation
  • Fix for handling of initial Byte Order Mark (BOM signature) in *.ini files
News source: Opera webpage
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