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OpenSSL Patches Deployed

August 16, 2002

Opera extends OpenSSL fixes to Linux

Oslo, Norway - Aug. 16, 2002

Opera Software today released Opera 6.03 for Linux, 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 correct other bugfixes.

Opera Software is committed to offering its users the latest in browser security. When vulnerability in the third-party code was made public, work began to implement the new changes. The CERT/CC advisory is available at: www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2002-23.html

"We are committed to ensuring the very latest in browser security to all users," says Jon S. von Tetzchner, CEO, Opera Software ASA. "A Windows fix was released on August 13, and we are pleased to now offer our Linux users a version that eliminates the flaw in OpenSSL."

The changelog for Opera 6.03 for Linux.

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