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[slackware-security]  pidgin (SSA:2022-120-01)

New pidgin packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, 15.0,
and -current to fix a security issue.


Here are the details from the Slackware 15.0 ChangeLog:
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patches/packages/pidgin-2.14.9-i586-1_slack15.0.txz:  Upgraded.
  Mitigate the potential for a man in the middle attack via DNS spoofing by
  removing the code that supported the _xmppconnect DNS TXT record.
  For more information, see:
    https://www.pidgin.im/about/security/advisories/cve-2022-26491/
    https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-26491
  (* Security fix *)
+--------------------------+


Where to find the new packages:
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Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
(http://osuosl.org) for donating FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project!  :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on http://slackware.com for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.0/patches/packages/pidgin-2.12.0-i486-2_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.0/patches/packages/pidgin-2.12.0-x86_64-2_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.1/patches/packages/pidgin-2.12.0-i486-2_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.1/patches/packages/pidgin-2.12.0-x86_64-2_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.2/patches/packages/pidgin-2.12.0-i586-2_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.2/patches/packages/pidgin-2.12.0-x86_64-2_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware 15.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 15.0:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 14.0 package:
c59bd678d1b199c036c8bfb75ca399c8  pidgin-2.12.0-i486-2_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
887fb4057696463926ad58474285f07f  pidgin-2.12.0-x86_64-2_slack14.0.txz

Slackware 14.1 package:
e9cb93c85f98bfa880ec67c54af6ed6c  pidgin-2.12.0-i486-2_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
86adbb2303e88642f1bd1b5707a7ddb8  pidgin-2.12.0-x86_64-2_slack14.1.txz

Slackware 14.2 package:
96c6521a1c4a6a81c0d5ddd72022830d  pidgin-2.12.0-i586-2_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
1b62360e3f9eda72af5c7f3991284ebf  pidgin-2.12.0-x86_64-2_slack14.2.txz

Slackware 15.0 package:
ed238ac913f686097290072f2a01754d  pidgin-2.14.9-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 15.0 package:
63d4388542216a12f3a90614484295fb  pidgin-2.14.9-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
769364f2537c93b74ea039228521d8a6  xap/pidgin-2.14.9-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
ec5431b3a2068a05bd6cbd0426e816a0  xap/pidgin-2.14.9-x86_64-1.txz


Installation instructions:
+------------------------+

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg pidgin-2.14.9-i586-1_slack15.0.txz


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Slackware: 2022-120-01: pidgin Security Update

April 30, 2022
New pidgin packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, 15.0, and -current to fix a security issue

Summary

Here are the details from the Slackware 15.0 ChangeLog: patches/packages/pidgin-2.14.9-i586-1_slack15.0.txz: Upgraded. Mitigate the potential for a man in the middle attack via DNS spoofing by removing the code that supported the _xmppconnect DNS TXT record. For more information, see: https://www.pidgin.im/about/security/advisories/cve-2022-26491/ https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-26491 (* Security fix *)

Where Find New Packages

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab (http://osuosl.org) for donating FTP and rsync hosting to the Slackware project! :-)
Also see the "Get Slack" section on http://slackware.com for additional mirror sites near you.
Updated package for Slackware 14.0: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.0/patches/packages/pidgin-2.12.0-i486-2_slack14.0.txz
Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.0/patches/packages/pidgin-2.12.0-x86_64-2_slack14.0.txz
Updated package for Slackware 14.1: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.1/patches/packages/pidgin-2.12.0-i486-2_slack14.1.txz
Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.1/patches/packages/pidgin-2.12.0-x86_64-2_slack14.1.txz
Updated package for Slackware 14.2: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.2/patches/packages/pidgin-2.12.0-i586-2_slack14.2.txz
Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.2/patches/packages/pidgin-2.12.0-x86_64-2_slack14.2.txz
Updated package for Slackware 15.0:
Updated package for Slackware x86_64 15.0:
Updated package for Slackware -current:
Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 Signatures

Slackware 14.0 package: c59bd678d1b199c036c8bfb75ca399c8 pidgin-2.12.0-i486-2_slack14.0.txz
Slackware x86_64 14.0 package: 887fb4057696463926ad58474285f07f pidgin-2.12.0-x86_64-2_slack14.0.txz
Slackware 14.1 package: e9cb93c85f98bfa880ec67c54af6ed6c pidgin-2.12.0-i486-2_slack14.1.txz
Slackware x86_64 14.1 package: 86adbb2303e88642f1bd1b5707a7ddb8 pidgin-2.12.0-x86_64-2_slack14.1.txz
Slackware 14.2 package: 96c6521a1c4a6a81c0d5ddd72022830d pidgin-2.12.0-i586-2_slack14.2.txz
Slackware x86_64 14.2 package: 1b62360e3f9eda72af5c7f3991284ebf pidgin-2.12.0-x86_64-2_slack14.2.txz
Slackware 15.0 package: ed238ac913f686097290072f2a01754d pidgin-2.14.9-i586-1_slack15.0.txz
Slackware x86_64 15.0 package: 63d4388542216a12f3a90614484295fb pidgin-2.14.9-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz
Slackware -current package: 769364f2537c93b74ea039228521d8a6 xap/pidgin-2.14.9-i586-1.txz
Slackware x86_64 -current package: ec5431b3a2068a05bd6cbd0426e816a0 xap/pidgin-2.14.9-x86_64-1.txz

Severity
[slackware-security] pidgin (SSA:2022-120-01)
New pidgin packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, 15.0, and -current to fix a security issue.

Installation Instructions

Installation instructions: Upgrade the package as root: # upgradepkg pidgin-2.14.9-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

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