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From: Slackware Security Team <security@slackware.com>
To: slackware-security@slackware.com
Subject: [slackware-security] pidgin (SSA:2010-305-02)
Date: Mon, 1 Nov 2010 18:47:57 -0700 (PDT)
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[slackware-security]  pidgin (SSA:2010-305-02)

New pidgin packages are available for Slackware 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, 13.1,
and -current to fix a security issue.


Here are the details from the Slackware 13.1 ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
patches/packages/pidgin-2.7.5-i486-1_slack13.1.txz:  Upgraded.
  This update addresses some denial of service bugs.
  For more information, see:
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3711
  (* Security fix *)
+--------------------------+


Where to find the new packages:
+-----------------------------+

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-2.7.5-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 12.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-12.1/patches/packages/pidgin-2.7.5-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 12.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-12.2/patches/packages/pidgin-2.7.5-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 13.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-13.0/patches/packages/pidgin-2.7.5-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-2.7.5-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware 13.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-13.1/patches/packages/pidgin-2.7.5-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-2.7.5-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/xap/pidgin-2.7.5-i486-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/xap/pidgin-2.7.5-x86_64-1.txz


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

Slackware 12.0 package:
7758d57ee22894649a7c3a295dc7d440  pidgin-2.7.5-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz

Slackware 12.1 package:
56c2d7b570ad1094c97ccabf94cd25f4  pidgin-2.7.5-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 package:
deb6dc3d50a06e3e5b9d76094ad971ec  pidgin-2.7.5-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware 13.0 package:
b6c8f0c133593fb2635e3a7c4a1534ab  pidgin-2.7.5-i486-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:
6f962dabf4d8ee0cd2904499fb2513f0  pidgin-2.7.5-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware 13.1 package:
b11028e0456e6ce35b63cd5462db2c9b  pidgin-2.7.5-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package:
842fb5f95140cd5a9c59e92afee40511  pidgin-2.7.5-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware -current package:
8ca20dec594fc997b42797758a354fbe  xap/pidgin-2.7.5-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
d8a9c077ecf6011a9ce1ecb01f690485  xap/pidgin-2.7.5-x86_64-1.txz


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

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg pidgin-2.7.5-i486-1_slack13.1.txz


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

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