[SECURITY] Fedora 20 Update: v8-

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Fedora Update Notification
2014-04-02 07:53:15

Name        : v8
Product     : Fedora 20
Version     :
Release     : 7.fc20
URL         : http://code.google.com/p/v8
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-2014-1704 to the following vulnerability:

URL: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-1704

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in Google V8 before, as used in Google Chrome before 33.0.1750.149, allow attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have other impact via unknown vectors.

Only one vulnerability in this CVE affects v8- in Fedora. This update fixes the vulnerability involving unsigned integer arithmetic.

* Tue Mar 18 2014 T.C. Hollingsworth <tchollingsworth at gmail.com> - 1:
- backport fix for unsigned integer arithmetic (RHBZ#1077136; CVE-2014-1704)
* Mon Feb 24 2014 Tomas Hrcka <thrcka at redhat.com> - 1:
- Backport fix for incorrect handling of popular pages (RHBZ#1059070; CVE-2013-6640)
* Fri Feb 14 2014 T.C. Hollingsworth <tchollingsworth at gmail.com> - 1:
- rebuild for icu-52
* Mon Jan 27 2014 T.C. Hollingsworth <tchollingsworth at gmail.com> - 1:
- backport fix for enumeration for objects with lots of properties
* Fri Dec 13 2013 T.C. Hollingsworth <tchollingsworth at gmail.com> - 1:
- backport fix for out-of-bounds read DoS (RHBZ#1039889; CVE-2013-6640)

  [ 1 ] Bug #1077136 - CVE-2014-1704 v8: multiple vulnerabilities in v8 fixed in Google Chrome version 33.0.1750.149

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 http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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