[SECURITY] Fedora 16 Update: xulrunner-9.0-2.fc16

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Fedora Update Notification
2011-12-23 03:11:11.857642

Name        : xulrunner
Product     : Fedora 16
Version     : 9.0
Release     : 2.fc16
URL         : http://developer.mozilla.org/En/XULRunner
Summary     : XUL Runtime for Gecko Applications
Description :
XULRunner is a Mozilla runtime package that can be used to bootstrap XUL+XPCOM
applications that are as rich as Firefox and Thunderbird. It provides mechanisms
for installing, upgrading, and uninstalling these applications. XULRunner also
provides libxul, a solution which allows the embedding of Mozilla technologies
in other projects and products.

Update Information:

The latest version of Firefox and Thunderbird have the following changes:

* Added Type Inference, significantly improving JavaScript performance
* Added support for querying Do Not Track status via JavaScript
* Added support for font-stretch
* Improved support for text-overflow
* Improved standards support for HTML5, MathML, and CSS
* Fixed several stability issues
* Fixed several security issues

Update nss to 3.13.1

You can find the new features and bug fixes in NSS 3.13 and 3.13.1 with these Bugzilla queries:




Notable changes include:

1. SSL 2.0 is disabled by default.

2. A defense against the SSL 3.0 and TLS 1.0 CBC chosen plaintext attack
demonstrated by Rizzo and Duong (CVE-2011-3389) is enabled by default.
Set the SSL_CBC_RANDOM_IV SSL option to PR_FALSE to disable it.

3. SHA-224 is supported.

4. Added PORT_ErrorToString and PORT_ErrorToName to return the
error message and symbolic name of an NSS error code.

5. Added NSS_GetVersion to return the NSS version string.

6. Added experimental support of RSA-PSS to the softoken only
(contributed by Hanno Böck, http://rsapss.hboeck.de/).


* Tue Dec 20 2011 Jan Horak <jhorak at redhat.com> - 9.0-2
- Update to 9.0
* Fri Dec  9 2011 Martin Stransky <stransky at redhat.com> 9.0-1.beta5
- Updated to 9.0 Beta 5
* Wed Dec  7 2011 Jan Horak <jhorak at redhat.com> - 8.0-5
- Gnome 3 proxy settings are now honoured (mozbz#682832)
* Tue Dec  6 2011 Tom Callaway <spot at fedoraproject.org> 8.0-4
- fix bug in npapi.h causing compile failures
* Fri Nov 25 2011 Martin Stransky <stransky at redhat.com> 8.0-3
- s390 build fixes
* Mon Nov  7 2011 Martin Stransky <stransky at redhat.com> 8.0-1
- Updated to 8.0
* Tue Oct 18 2011 Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta at iki.fi> - 7.0.1-5
- Avoid %post/un shell invocations 
  and dependencies (rhbz#736830).
* Tue Oct 18 2011 Martin Stransky <stransky at redhat.com> 7.0.1-4
- Updated cairo dependency (rhbz#742853)
* Tue Oct 11 2011 Dan Horák <dan[at]danny.cz> 7.0.1-3
- fix build on secondary arches
* Mon Oct 10 2011 Martin Stransky <stransky at redhat.com> 7.0.1-2
- Removed GRE stuff
- Removed xulrunner rpath (mozbz#686434)

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update xulrunner' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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