[SECURITY] Fedora 13 Update: pidgin-2.7.2-1.fc13

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Fedora Update Notification
2010-07-23 01:54:38

Name        : pidgin
Product     : Fedora 13
Version     : 2.7.2
Release     : 1.fc13
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:

New release to address a security issue and a couple of bugfixes    Details at

* Wed Jul 21 2010 Stu Tomlinson <stu at nosnilmot.com> 2.7.2-1
- 2.7.2 with a security fix (CVE-2010-2528) and a couple of bug fixes (#601650)
* Thu Jul 15 2010 Stu Tomlinson <stu at nosnilmot.com> 2.7.1-5
- Rebuild against newer libedataserver
- spec file cleanup:
    replace %define with %global
    replace tabs with spaces for consistency
    mark prefs.xml as a config file
* Wed Jul  7 2010 Stu Tomlinson <stu at nosnilmot.com> 2.7.1-4
- Include license in libpurple subpackage
* Tue Jun  1 2010 Marcela Maslanova <mmaslano at redhat.com> - 2.7.1-3
- Mass rebuild with perl-5.12.0
* Sun May 30 2010 Stu Tomlinson <stu at nosnilmot.com> 2.7.1-2
- Add Obsoletes to pull in pidgin-evolution during update
* Sun May 30 2010 Stu Tomlinson <stu at nosnilmot.com> 2.7.1-1
- 2.7.1
- Adds Direct Connection support for MSN
- Numerous bug fixes
- Evolution support moved to pidgin-evolution for F13+ (#581144)
* Thu May 20 2010 Stu Tomlinson <stu at nosnilmot.com> 2.7.0-2
- Upstream backports:
    3c30f64efedafc379b6536852bbb3b6ef5f1f6c9 - fix for receiving HTML on ICQ
    13fbe0815f84d5b3c001947559f5818c10275f4c - prevent null deref on disconnecting account (#592750)
    c4a874926d07b8597db4b78a181a89cf720a8418 - fix blinking tray icon on new message (#592691)
    cfe0e649dda34d9252d40d8f67e445336a247998 - prevent race condition on Yahoo! login
    e3dd36706068f3b8eabd630ff71d270c145cce42 - fix crash in Oscar (#548128)
    13fbe0815f84d5b3c001947559f5818c10275f4c - fix crash during network disconnect (#592750)
* Thu May 13 2010 Stu Tomlinson <stu at nosnilmot.com> - 2.7.0-1
- 2.7.0 with features, bug fixes and a security fix: CVE-2010-1624 (#591806)
- Use System SSL Certificates (#576721)
- Add additional dependencies for Voice + Video (#581343)
- Upstream backport:
    87ada76abf90c44e615679efc5f8128bb941bba1 Reduce MSN traffic

  [ 1 ] Bug #617105 - CVE-2010-2528 pidgin: ICQ X-Status denial of service (NULL deref)

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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