The advisories, from Israeli company GreyMagic Software, were issued just a week after Opera Web site.version 7.0 of its rewritten browser. On Wednesday, those who had downloaded Opera 7.0 were urged to upgrade to version 7.01, which fixes the bugs. The upgrade is available on Opera's
The third critical exploit uses a flaw in the browser's graphics-handling routines to achieve the same results.
GreyMagic said Opera "lived up to its excellent response record and released version 7.01 only five days after initial notification."
An Opera representative said there was "a question of communication--we did try to address it, and we would have liked to have addressed it fully at the time, but we have done it now."
She said Opera has no figures on how many people have downloaded Opera 7.0, but CNET Download.com reports 3 million downloads of Opera 7.0 since the application was first posted Jan. 28, 2003. CNET Networks is the publisher of News.com.
The Opera spokeswoman said the company had not heard of any people experiencing problems as a result of the flaws.
ZDNet UK's Matt Loney reported from London.