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Fedora alert FEDORA-2014-3222 (v8)

Subject:  [SECURITY] Fedora 20 Update: v8-
Date:  Sun, 09 Mar 2014 04:34:26 +0000
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-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Fedora Update Notification FEDORA-2014-3222 2014-02-28 17:41:58 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name : v8 Product : Fedora 20 Version : Release : 6.fc20 URL : Summary : JavaScript Engine Description : V8 is Google's open source JavaScript engine. V8 is written in C++ and is used in Google Chrome, the open source browser from Google. V8 implements ECMAScript as specified in ECMA-262, 3rd edition. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Update Information: Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2013-6650 to the following vulnerability: Name: CVE-2013-6650 URL: The StoreBuffer::ExemptPopularPages function in in Google V8 before, as used in Google Chrome before 32.0.1700.102, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via vectors that trigger incorrect handling of "popular pages." -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ChangeLog: * Mon Feb 24 2014 Tomas Hrcka <> - 1: - Backport fix for incorrect handling of popular pages (RHBZ#1059070; CVE-2013-6640) * Fri Feb 14 2014 T.C. Hollingsworth <> - 1: - rebuild for icu-52 * Mon Jan 27 2014 T.C. Hollingsworth <> - 1: - backport fix for enumeration for objects with lots of properties * Fri Dec 13 2013 T.C. Hollingsworth <> - 1: - backport fix for out-of-bounds read DoS (RHBZ#1039889; CVE-2013-6640) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- References: [ 1 ] Bug #1059070 - CVE-2013-6650 v8: incorrect handling of popular pages -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This update can be installed with the "yum" update program. Use su -c 'yum update v8' at the command line. For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum", available at All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key. More details on the GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- _______________________________________________ package-announce mailing list

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