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SuSE: New Opera packages fix security vulnerability

This update of Opera fixes a memory flaw in the code that processes SVG content which could be exploited by attackers to execute arbitrary code through specially crafted websites. Updated packages are available from download.opensuse.org.

  openSUSE Security Update: opera: Release 11.52 to fix memory corruption via SVG content
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Announcement ID:    openSUSE-SU-2011:1172-1
Rating:             important
References:         #724754 
Affected Products:
                   openSUSE 11.4
                   openSUSE 11.3
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  An update that contains security fixes can now be
  installed. It includes one version update.

Description:

  This update of Opera fixes a memory flaw in the code that
  processes SVG content which could be exploited by attackers
  to execute arbitrary code through specially crafted
  websites.


Patch Instructions:

  To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
  Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  - openSUSE 11.4:

     zypper in -t patch opera-5314

  - openSUSE 11.3:

     zypper in -t patch opera-5314

  To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

  - openSUSE 11.4 (i586 x86_64) [New Version: 11.52]:

     opera-11.52-0.2.1
     opera-gtk-11.52-0.2.1
     opera-kde4-11.52-0.2.1

  - openSUSE 11.3 (i586 x86_64) [New Version: 11.52]:

     opera-11.52-0.2.1
     opera-gtk-11.52-0.2.1
     opera-kde4-11.52-0.2.1


References:

  https://bugzilla.novell.com/724754
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