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[SECURITY] Fedora 11 Update: pidgin-2.5.8-1.fc11



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-7359
2009-07-03 18:38:40
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Name        : pidgin
Product     : Fedora 11
Version     : 2.5.8
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:

Several important bug fixes:  - More fixes for Yahoo protocol 16  - MSN,
MySpace, XMPP  - CVE-2009-1889
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ChangeLog:

* Sun Jun 28 2009 Warren Togami <wtogami redat com> 2.5.8-1
- 2.5.8 with several important bug fixes
* Mon Jun 22 2009 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> 2.5.7-2
- glib2 compat with RHEL-4
* Sat Jun 20 2009 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> 2.5.7-1
- 2.5.7 with Yahoo Protocol 16 support
* Wed May 20 2009 Stu Tomlinson <stu nosnilmot com> 2.5.6-1
- 2.5.6
* Mon Apr 20 2009 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> 2.5.5-3
- F12+ removed krb4
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #508738 - CVE-2009-1889 pidgin: DoS via specially-crafted ICQWebMessage
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=508738
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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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