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Google Chrome prior to 8.0.552.215 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities

"Google Chrome is prone to multiple vulnerabilities.

Attackers can exploit these issues to execute arbitrary code in the
context of the browser, cause denial-of-service conditions, gain access
to sensitive information, and bypass intended security restrictions;
other attacks are also possible.

Versions prior to Chrome 8.0.552.215 are vulnerable. "

It is recommended that Google Chrome users upgrade to the latest
available version.

Opera Web Browser Prior to 11.00 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities

"The Opera web browser is prone to a vulnerability that may aid in
convincing a victim to download malicious content, an
information-disclosure vulnerability, and multiple unspecified
vulnerabilities with high severity.

An attacker can exploit these issues to trick users into downloading
malicious content or to gain potentially sensitive information; other
attacker are also possible.

Opera versions prior to 11.00 are vulnerable. " Multiple Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities

"Vulnerability Overview

On August 20th, VSR identified multiple memory corruption
vulnerabilities in By convincing a victim to open a
maliciously crafted RTF or Word document, arbitrary code may be executed
on the victim's machine. "


Users should install updates provided by downstream distributions or
upgrade to version 3.3. "