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Zero-day vulnerabilities discovered: 1

Phishing attack in Opera browser

Improper input validation

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform phishing attacks.
The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation when processing Internet shortcuts, referenced by IMG or other inline elements. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into visiting it and perform a phishing attack.

Note: the vulnerability was being actively exploited.

Software: Opera