[SECURITY] Fedora 17 Update: pidgin-2.10.2-1.fc17

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Fedora Update Notification
2012-03-24 17:40:49

Name        : pidgin
Product     : Fedora 17
Version     : 2.10.2
Release     : 1.fc17
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:

version 2.10.2 (03/14/2012)

View all closed tickets for this release.

        Fix compilation when using binutils 2.22 and new GDK pixbuf. (#14799)
        Fix compilation of the MXit protocol plugin with GLib 2.31. (#14773) 

        Add support for the GNOME3 Network dialog. (#13882)
        Fix rare crash. (#14392)
        Add support for the GNOME3 Default Application dialog for configuring the Browser. 

        Support new connection states and signals for NetworkManager 0.9+. (Dan Williams) (#13859) 

    AIM and ICQ:
        Fix a possible crash when receiving an unexpected message from the server. (Thijs Alkemade) (#14983)
        Allow signing on with usernames containing periods and underscores. (#13500)
        Allow adding buddies containing periods and underscores. (#13500)
        Don't try to format ICQ usernames entered as email addresses. Gets rid of an "Unable to format username" error at login. (#13883) 

        Fix possible crashes caused by not validating incoming messages as UTF-8. (Thijs Alkemade) (#14884)
        Support new protocol version MSNP18. (#14753)
        Fix messages to offline contacts. (#14302) 

    Windows-Specific Changes:
        Fix the installer downloading of spell-checking dictionaries (#14612)
        Fix compilation of the Bonjour protocol plugin. (#14802) 

        The autoaccept plugin will no longer reset the preference for unknown buddies to "Auto Reject" in certain cases. (#14964) 

  [ 1 ] Bug #803293 - pidgin-2.10.2 is available
  [ 2 ] Bug #803299 - pidgin various flaws [fedora-all]

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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