Fedora 11 Update: pidgin-2.5.6-1.fc11

    Date02 Jun 2009
    CategoryFedora
    3922
    Posted ByJoe Shakespeare
    This is a bugfix & security fix release of Pidgin. The full ChangeLog is available at http://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/ChangeLog Details of the security fixes included are available at http://www.pidgin.im/news/security/
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    Fedora Update Notification
    FEDORA-2009-5583
    2009-05-28 07:01:59
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    Name        : pidgin
    Product     : Fedora 11
    Version     : 2.5.6
    Release     : 1.fc11
    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:
    
    This is a bugfix & security fix release of Pidgin.    The full ChangeLog is
    available at http://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/ChangeLog    Details of the
    security fixes included are available at http://www.pidgin.im/news/security/
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    ChangeLog:
    
    * Wed May 20 2009 Stu Tomlinson  2.5.6-1
    - 2.5.6
    * Mon Apr 20 2009 Warren Togami  2.5.5-3
    - F12+ removed krb4
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    References:
    
      [ 1 ] Bug #500488 - CVE-2009-1373 pidgin file transfer buffer overflow
            https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=500488
      [ 2 ] Bug #500490 - CVE-2009-1374 pidgin DoS when decrypting qq packets
            https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=500490
      [ 3 ] Bug #500491 - CVE-2009-1375 pidgin PurpleCircBuffer corruption
            https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=500491
      [ 4 ] Bug #500493 - CVE-2009-1376 pidgin incomplete fix for CVE-2008-2927
            https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=500493
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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
    http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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