Red Hat: 2013:1201-01: ruby193-v8: Low Advisory
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
RedHat Linux Updated ruby193-v8 packages that fix one security issue are now available for Red Hat OpenStack 3.0. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having low [More...]
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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Low: ruby193-v8 security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2013:1201-01
Product:           Red Hat OpenStack
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1201.html
Issue date:        2013-09-03
CVE Names:         CVE-2013-2882 
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1. Summary:

Updated ruby193-v8 packages that fix one security issue are now available
for Red Hat OpenStack 3.0.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having low
security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in
the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

OpenStack 3 - x86_64

3. Description:

V8 is Google's open source JavaScript engine.

A type confusion issue was found in the V8 JavaScript engine. An attacker
could use this flaw to cause a denial of service or, potentially, execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2013-2882)

Note: Exploitation of this issue requires, at the least, execution of
malicious JavaScript. In the standard use case of ruby193-v8 in Red Hat
OpenStack it is unlikely that a scenario exists where this would occur.

Users of ruby193-v8 are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,
which correct this issue.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
https://access.redhat.com/site/articles/11258

5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

991116 - CVE-2013-2882 v8: remote DoS or unspecified other impact via type confusion

6. Package List:

OpenStack 3:

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Server/en/RHOS/SRPMS/ruby193-v8-3.14.5.10-2.el6.src.rpm

x86_64:
ruby193-v8-3.14.5.10-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
ruby193-v8-debuginfo-3.14.5.10-2.el6.x86_64.rpm
ruby193-v8-devel-3.14.5.10-2.el6.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2013-2882.html
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#low

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is .  More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2013 Red Hat, Inc.