Opera Browser Security Release - v9.21 Available
Opera has just released v9.21 for Windows which corrects a serious security issue. All Opera users should update to the latest version. So far there are no issues in upgrading to the latest version in my own personal testing.
Opera Browser - 9.21 change log
Advisory: Malicious torrent files can execute arbitrary code
Opera Torrent File Handling Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
QUOTE: A vulnerability has been reported in Opera, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the handling of torrent files and can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow when a user right-clicks a malicious torrent entry in the transfer manager. Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code. The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 9.21 for Windows.