Fedora 11 Update: pidgin-2.5.8-2.fc11

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Fedora Update Notification
2009-07-15 20:00:42

Name        : pidgin
Product     : Fedora 11
Version     : 2.5.8
Release     : 2.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.

Update Information:

This update re-enables MD2 & MD4 algorithms when using NSS to validate CA
certificates as required to connect to MSN and some XMPP servers using Pidgin

* Sat Jul 11 2009 Stu Tomlison <stu at 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 at redat.com> 2.5.8-1
- 2.5.8 with several important bug fixes
* Mon Jun 22 2009 Warren Togami <wtogami at redhat.com> 2.5.7-2
- glib2 compat with RHEL-4
* Sat Jun 20 2009 Warren Togami <wtogami at redhat.com> 2.5.7-1
- 2.5.7 with Yahoo Protocol 16 support
* Wed May 20 2009 Stu Tomlinson <stu at nosnilmot.com> 2.5.6-1
- 2.5.6
* Mon Apr 20 2009 Warren Togami <wtogami at redhat.com> 2.5.5-3
- F12+ removed krb4

  [ 1 ] Bug #509942 - Unable to connect to MSN with Pidgin 2.5.8-1.fc11

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/.

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