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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 (devi​antart​.com)
    Linux and Windows
    • A new stand-alone update-check­er, as part of a planned upgrade of the auto-update system
    Win­dows
    • Improved pro­tec­tion against hijack­ing of the default search, includ­ing a one-time reset

Secur­ity

  • 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
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