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[SECURITY] Fedora 10 Update: pidgin-2.6.3-2.fc10



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-10702
2009-10-21 00:13:17
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Name        : pidgin
Product     : Fedora 10
Version     : 2.6.3
Release     : 2.fc10
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:

CVE-2009-3615
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ChangeLog:

* Mon Oct 19 2009 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> 2.6.3-2
- Upstream backport:
    3abad7606f4a2dfd1903df796f33924b12509a56 msn_servconn_disconnect-crash
* Fri Oct 16 2009 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> 2.6.3-1
- 2.6.3 CVE-2009-3615
* Wed Sep  9 2009 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> 2.6.2-2
- Upstream backports:
    97e003ed2bc2bafbb993693c9ae9c6d667731cc1 aim-buddy-status-grab
    37aa00d044431100d37466517568640cb082680c yahoo-buddy-idle-time
    40005b889ee276fbcd0a4e886a68d8a8cce45698 yahoo-status-change-away
    cb46b045aa6e927a3814d9053c2b1c0f08d6fa62 crash-validate-jid
* Sun Sep  6 2009 Stu Tomlinson <stu nosnilmot com> 2.6.2-1.1
- VV support needs to be explicitly disabled on F10
* Sun Sep  6 2009 Stu Tomlinson <stu nosnilmot com> 2.6.2-1
- 2.6.2 Fixes a number of crashes
- CVE-2009-2703, CVE-2009-3083, CVE-2009-3084, CVE-2009-3085
* Wed Aug 19 2009 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> 2.6.1-1
- 2.6.1: Fix a crash when some users send you a link in a Yahoo IM
* Tue Aug 18 2009 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> 2.6.0-1
- CVE-2009-2694
- Voice and Video support via farsight2 (Fedora 11+)
- Numerous other bug fixes
* Thu Aug  6 2009 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> 2.6.0-0.11.20090812
- new snapshot at the request of maiku
* Thu Aug  6 2009 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> 2.6.0-0.10.20090806
- new snapshot - theoretically better sound quality in voice chat
* Tue Aug  4 2009 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> 2.6.0-0.9.20090804
- new snapshot
* Mon Jul 27 2009 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> 2.6.0-0.8.20090727
- new snapshot
* Mon Jul 27 2009 Stu Tomlinson <stu nosnilmot com> 2.6.0-0.6.20090721
- Prevent main libpurple & pidgin packages depending on perl (#513902)
* Sun Jul 26 2009 Fedora Release Engineering <rel-eng lists fedoraproject org> - 2.6.0-0.5.20090721
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_12_Mass_Rebuild
* Wed Jul 22 2009 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> 2.6.0-0.4.20090721
- rebuild
* Tue Jul 21 2009 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> 2.6.0-0.3.20090721
- prevent crash with no camera when closing vv window
* Tue Jul 21 2009 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> 2.6.0-0.1.20090721
- 2.6.0 snapshot with voice and video support via farsight2
* Sat Jul 11 2009 Stu Tomlison <stu nosnilmot com> 2.5.8-2
- Backport patch from upstream to enable NSS to recognize root CA
  certificates that use MD2 & MD4 algorithms in their signature, as
  used by some MSN and XMPP servers
* 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
* Tue Mar  3 2009 Stu Tomlinson <stu nosnilmot com> 2.5.5-1
- 2.5.5
* Thu Feb 26 2009 Fedora Release Engineering <rel-eng lists fedoraproject org> - 2.5.4-3
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_11_Mass_Rebuild
* Tue Jan 27 2009 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> 2.5.4-2
- one_time_password plugin
- Eliminate RPATH
* Mon Jan 12 2009 Stu Tomlinson <stu nosnilmot com> 2.5.4-1
- 2.5.4
* Fri Dec 26 2008 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> 2.5.3-1
- 2.5.3
* Sat Nov 22 2008 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> 2.5.2-6
- Automatically detect booleans to enable build features from dist tag
- Unify RHEL4 and RHEL5 spec with Fedora to make both easier to maintain
* Fri Nov 21 2008 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> 2.5.2-2
- Upstream backports:
  100: sametime-redirect-null crash
  101: NetworkManager-improvement
  102: no-password-in-dialog-if-not-remembering
  103: temporarily-remember-password-during-auto-reconnect
  104: smilie-theme-change-crash
  105: url_fetch_connect_cb-double-free crash
  106: GtkIMHtmlSmileys-remove-crash
  107: remove-dialog-from-open-dialog-list
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #529357 - CVE-2009-3615 Pidgin: Invalid pointer dereference (crash) after receiving contacts from SIM IM client
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=529357
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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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