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From: <updates <at> fedoraproject.org>
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora 12 Update: pidgin-2.6.6-1.fc12
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.package.announce
Date: Saturday 20th February 2010 00:26:26 UTC (over 6 years ago)
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2010-1383
2010-02-19 23:56:00
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Name        : pidgin
Product     : Fedora 12
Version     : 2.6.6
Release     : 1.fc12
URL         : http://pidgin.im/
Summary     : A Gtk+ based multiprotocol instant messaging client
Description :
Pidgin allows you to talk to anyone using a variety of messaging
protocols including AIM, MSN, Yahoo!, Jabber, Bonjour, Gadu-Gadu,
ICQ, IRC, Novell Groupwise, QQ, Lotus Sametime, SILC, Simple and
Zephyr.  These protocols are implemented using a modular, easy to
use design.  To use a protocol, just add an account using the
account editor.

Pidgin supports many common features of other clients, as well as many
unique features, such as perl scripting, TCL scripting and C plugins.

Pidgin is not affiliated with or endorsed by America Online, Inc.,
Microsoft Corporation, Yahoo! Inc., or ICQ Inc.

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Update Information:

2.6.6 with security and numerous minor bug fixes  CVE-2010-0277
CVE-2010-0420
CVE-2010-0423
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ChangeLog:

* Tue Feb 16 2010 Warren Togami <[email protected]> - 2.6.6-1
- 2.6.6 with security and numerous minor bug fixes
  CVE-2010-0277 CVE-2010-0420 CVE-2010-0423
- Bug #528796: Get rid of #!/usr/bin/env python
* Fri Jan  8 2010 Warren Togami <[email protected]> - 2.6.5-2
- 2.6.5
- CVE-2010-0013
- Other bug fixes
- Fix build with old gcc versions (RHEL4)
* Tue Dec  8 2009 Warren Togami <[email protected]> - 2.6.4-4
- temporarily disable evolution integration in F13 until it is fixed
* Wed Dec  2 2009 Warren Togami <[email protected]> 2.6.4-2
- disable SILC in EL6 builds
* Mon Nov 30 2009 Warren Togami <[email protected]> 2.6.4-1
- 2.6.4
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #554335 - CVE-2010-0277 pidgin MSN protocol plugin memory
corruption
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=554335
  [ 2 ] Bug #565786 - CVE-2010-0420 pidgin: Finch XMPP MUC Crash
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=565786
  [ 3 ] Bug #565792 - CVE-2010-0423 pidgin: Smiley Denial of Service
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=565792
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update pidgin' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on
the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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