How Opera’s Desktop Team deal with security vulnerabilities

In an article entitled “Handling Security”, Claudio Santambrogio of the Opera Desktop Team discusses how they handle vulnerability reports, disclosure, patching and upgrades.

Recently, some of our users have asked why we chose to disclose a potential security issue only after the release of Opera 9.10. Let me try to give a short overview on how security issues get reported and disclosed – and not only at Opera, but in most applications: it might help some people to understand how this works.

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