[SECURITY] Fedora 15 Update: js-1.8.5-6.fc15

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Fedora Update Notification
2011-06-24 02:47:06

Name        : js
Product     : Fedora 15
Version     : 1.8.5
Release     : 6.fc15
URL         : http://www.mozilla.org/js/
Summary     : JavaScript interpreter and libraries
Description :
JavaScript is the Netscape-developed object scripting language used in millions
of web pages and server applications worldwide. Netscape's JavaScript is a
superset of the ECMA-262 Edition 3 (ECMAScript) standard scripting language,
with only mild differences from the published standard.

Update Information:

Update to new upstream Firefox version 5.0, fixing multiple security issues detailed in the upstream advisories:

* http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/firefox.html#firefox5

See upstream release notes for more information about this new version:

* http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/5.0/releasenotes/

This update ALSO contains a change to the GNOME 3 shell's gjs library, to make it use the standalone js package, to reduce risk of regression.

It also includes all packages depending on gecko-libs rebuilt against the new version of Firefox / XULRunner.

  [ 1 ] Bug #676437 - Build gjs against the standalone SpiderMonkey package 'js', not XULRunner's copy
  [ 2 ] Bug #715188 - Update to Firefox 5.0

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

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