pidgin (SSA:2007-275-01)
Posted on: 10/03/2007 09:30 AM

A new pidgin package is available for Slackware 12.0 to fix a minor fix security issue.

More details about this issue may be found here:

http://www.pidgin.im/news/security/?id=23

Here are the details from the Slackware 12.0 ChangeLog:

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patches/packages/pidgin-2.2.1-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz:
Upgraded to pidgin-2.2.1.
This fixes a crash that can be triggered remotely on MSN in 2.2.0.
For more information, see:
http://www.pidgin.im/news/security/?id=23
(* Security fix *)
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Where to find the new package:
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HINT: Getting slow download speeds from ftp.slackware.com?
Give slackware.osuosl.org a try. This is another primary FTP site
for Slackware that can be considerably faster than downloading
directly from ftp.slackware.com.

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
(http://osuosl.org) for donating additional 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 12.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-12.0/patches/packages/pidgin-2.2.1-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz


MD5 signature:
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Slackware 12.0 package:
debf41bd7a6ae0401dd4f8af2b80e791 pidgin-2.2.1-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz


Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg pidgin-2.2.1-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz


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Slackware Linux Security Team
http://slackware.com/gpg-key


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