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From: <updates <at> fedoraproject.org>
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora 16 Update: pidgin-2.10.5-1.fc16
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.package.announce
Date: Saturday 14th July 2012 22:01:31 UTC (over 4 years ago)
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2012-10294
2012-07-05 22:59:52
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Name        : pidgin
Product     : Fedora 16
Version     : 2.10.5
Release     : 1.fc16
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:

New release 2.10.5

Full Upstream ChangeLog:

http://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/ChangeLog
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ChangeLog:

* Thu Jul  5 2012 Stu Tomlinson  2.10.5-1
- Update to 2.10.5, CVE-2012-3374
- Allow building only libraries (#831364)
- Revive FT crash prevention patch
* Mon Jun 11 2012 Petr Pisar  - 2.10.4-2
- Perl 5.16 rebuild
* Wed May 30 2012 Jon Ciesla  - 2.10.4-1
- Update to 2.10.4, CVE-2012-2214, CVE-2012-2318, BZ 806839, 819454.
- Port to farstream patch upstreamed.
* Wed May  2 2012 Milan Crha  - 2.10.2-2
- Rebuild against newer evolution-data-server
* Fri Mar 23 2012 Jon Ciesla  - 2.10.2-1
- Update to 2.10.2, BZ 803293, 803299.
- Dropping MSN patches.  Protocol patch not needed, won't connect
- to 16 by default.  Crash patch was upstreamed.
- Dropped nm09 patch, upstreamed.
* Fri Mar  9 2012 Tom Callaway  - 2.10.1-4
- fedora 17+ uses farstream now instead of farsight2
* Wed Jan 18 2012 Matthew Barnes  - 2.10.1-3
- Map RHEL 7 to Fedora 16 (for now).
* Wed Jan 18 2012 Matthew Barnes  - 2.10.1-2
- Map RHEL 7 to Fedora 16 (for now).
* Thu Dec 29 2011 Stu Tomlinson  2.10.1-1
- 2.10.1, includes security fixes for CVE-2011-3594, CVE-2011-4601,
  CVE-2011-4602, CVE-2011-4603
* Mon Nov 28 2011 Milan Crha  2.10.0-5
- Rebuild against newer evolution-data-server
* Sun Oct 30 2011 Bruno Wolff III  2.10.0-4
- Rebuild against newer evolution-data-server
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #837319 - CVE-2012-3374 pidgin: Stack-based buffer overwrite in
MXit protocol libPurple plug-in
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=837319
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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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