Opera 12.13 final is official, Came with security and stability enhancements

Opera released its next version Opera 12.13 today, Opera recommends this update due to security and stability enhancements.

Opera 12.13 is release almost a month after the release of 12.12 version in December 2012. A new stand-alone update checker is introduced with this release to auto update the opera on windows.

The changelog is

General and User Interface

  • Fixed an issue where Opera gets internal communication errors on Facebook
  • Fixed an issue where no webpages load on startup, if Opera is disconnected from the Internet
  • Fixed an issue where images will not load after back navigation, when a site uses the HTML5 history API (deviantart.com)
    Linux and Windows

    • A new stand-alone update-checker, as part of a planned upgrade of the auto-update system

    • Improved protection against hijacking of the default search, including a one-time reset


  • Fixed an issue where DOM events manipulation might be used to execute arbitrary code
  • Fixed an issue where use of SVG clipPaths could allow execution of arbitrary code
  • Fixed a low severity security issue; details will be disclosed at a later date
  • Fixed an issue where CORS requests could omit the preflight request