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From: Slackware Security Team <security@slackware.com>
To: slackware-security@slackware.com
Subject: [slackware-security] pidgin (SSA:2017-074-01)
Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2017 20:25:04 -0700 (PDT)
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[slackware-security]  pidgin (SSA:2017-074-01)

New pidgin packages are available for Slackware 13.0, 13.1, 13.37, 14.0, 14.1,
14.2, and -current to fix a security issue.


Here are the details from the Slackware 14.2 ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
patches/packages/pidgin-2.12.0-i586-1_slack14.2.txz:  Upgraded.
  This update fixes a minor security issue (out of bounds memory read in
  purple_markup_unescape_entity).
  For more information, see:
    https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-2640
  (* Security fix *)
+--------------------------+


Where to find the 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 13.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-13.0/patches/packages/pidgin-2.12.0-i486-1_slack13.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-13.0/patches/packages/pidgin-2.12.0-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware 13.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-13.1/patches/packages/pidgin-2.12.0-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-13.1/patches/packages/pidgin-2.12.0-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware 13.37:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-13.37/patches/packages/pidgin-2.12.0-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.37:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-13.37/patches/packages/pidgin-2.12.0-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.0/patches/packages/pidgin-2.12.0-i486-1_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_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.1/patches/packages/pidgin-2.12.0-i486-1_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_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.2/patches/packages/pidgin-2.12.0-i586-1_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_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/xap/pidgin-2.12.0-i586-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/xap/pidgin-2.12.0-x86_64-1.txz


MD5 signatures:
+-------------+

Slackware 13.0 package:
d20c98688eb66e29ca9ba6996da24367  pidgin-2.12.0-i486-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:
9601e501acf501757c3972debc046c61  pidgin-2.12.0-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware 13.1 package:
0b719a9ebbe7ef63aa91cfb56d896fbd  pidgin-2.12.0-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package:
c3f9f59aaada4ea092e953735e53a10d  pidgin-2.12.0-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware 13.37 package:
3b7a265bb941d7d02bb2f8579e52bcd8  pidgin-2.12.0-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.37 package:
1e58e64fc40ab5048b2dd5c4502373ec  pidgin-2.12.0-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware 14.0 package:
4e1a85f3b6cd2d55ee03e5ffbebd9211  pidgin-2.12.0-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
1d0e93fc9820f17a71eefd0cd083f769  pidgin-2.12.0-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware 14.1 package:
81d89d2e087346464cfd5dd6dbcf2a43  pidgin-2.12.0-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
2dd13fb52cf1f3e21f61244af88a9dd8  pidgin-2.12.0-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware 14.2 package:
4deb19e7518f75f1f349ee78ec31082f  pidgin-2.12.0-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
82a56eb89da558a75d23fbf7d852c4f7  pidgin-2.12.0-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware -current package:
b68274158984e8162df4affaa383487f  xap/pidgin-2.12.0-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
3f41d09769cd154030e6f23ab586d8b9  xap/pidgin-2.12.0-x86_64-1.txz


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

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg pidgin-2.12.0-i586-1_slack14.2.txz


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