[SECURITY] Fedora 21 Update: v8-

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Fedora Update Notification
2014-09-19 17:23:00

Name        : v8
Product     : Fedora 21
Version     :
Release     : 14.fc21
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:

This update provides the latest stable version of Node.js and corresponding backports to the v8 package.

This update resolves CVE-2013-6668, which has only a minor impact since Node.js is not typically used to execute untrusted JavaScript.  For more information on the fixed vulnerability, please see the CVE bugs listed below.

Changes in this update include:

* v8: fix a crash introduced by previous release (Fedor Indutny)
* crypto: use domains for any callback-taking method (Chris Dickinson)
* http: do not send `0rnrn` in TE HEAD responses (Fedor Indutny)
* querystring: fix unescape override (Tristan Berger)
* url: Add support for RFC 3490 separators (Mathias Bynens)
* v8: backport CVE-2013-6668
* cluster: disconnect should not be synchronous (Sam Roberts)
* fs: fix fs.readFileSync fd leak when get RangeError (Jackson Tian)
* stream: fix Readable.wrap objectMode falsy values (James Halliday)
* timers: fix timers with non-integer delay hanging. (Julien Gilli)

  [ 1 ] Bug #1074737 - CVE-2013-6668 v8: multiple vulnerabilities fixed in Google Chrome version 33.0.1750.146

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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