Opera Implements OpenSSL Fixes

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Oslo, Norway – Aug. 13, 2002

Opera Software today 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: http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2002-23.html

“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.”

Changelog for Opera 6.05 for Windows.

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Opera Software ASA is an industry leader in the development of Webbrowsers for the desktop and embedded markets, partnering withcompanies such as IBM, AMD, Symbian, Canal+ Technologies, Ericsson,Sharp and Lineo (now a division of Embedix). The Opera browser hasreceived international recognition from end users and the industrypress for being faster, smaller and more standards-compliant than otherbrowsers. Opera is available on Windows, Mac, Linux/Solaris, OS/2,Symbian OS and QNX. Opera Software ASA is a privately held companyheadquartered in Oslo, Norway. Learn more about Opera at www.opera.com.