pidgin 1:2.10.6-0ubuntu2.3 source package in Ubuntu

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pidgin (1:2.10.6-0ubuntu2.3) quantal-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: remote crash in yahoo via incorrect char encoding
    - debian/patches/CVE-2012-6152.patch: validate strings as utf-8
      before parsing in libpurple/protocols/yahoo/{libymsg,yahoo_aliases,
      yahoo_filexfer,yahoo_friend,yahoo_picture,yahoochat}.c.
    - CVE-2012-6152
  * SECURITY UPDATE: crash via bad XMPP timestamp
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-6477.patch: properly handle invalid
      timestamps in libpurple/{conversation,log,server}.c.
    - CVE-2013-6477
  * SECURITY UPDATE: crash via hovering pointer over long URL
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-6478.patch: set max lengths in
      pidgin/gtkimhtml.c.
    - CVE-2013-6478
  * SECURITY UPDATE: remote crash via HTTP response parsing
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-6479.patch: don't implicitly trust
      Content-Length in libpurple/util.c.
    - CVE-2013-6479
  * SECURITY UPDATE: remote crash via yahoo P2P message
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-6481.patch: perform bounds checking in
      libpurple/protocols/yahoo/libymsg.c.
    - CVE-2013-6481
  * SECURITY UPDATE: crashes via MSN NULL pointer dereferences
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-6482.patch: fix NULL pointers in
      libpurple/protocols/msn/{msg,oim,soap}.c.
    - CVE-2013-6482
  * SECURITY UPDATE: iq reply spoofing via incorrect from verification
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-6483.patch: verify from field on iq replies
      in libpurple/protocols/jabber/{iq.*,jabber.c,jutil.*}.
    - CVE-2013-6483
  * SECURITY UPDATE: crash via response from STUN server
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-6484.patch: validate len in libpurple/stun.c.
    - CVE-2013-6484
  * SECURITY UPDATE: buffer overflow in chunked HTTP response parsing
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-6485.patch: limit chunk size in
      libpurple/util.c.
    - CVE-2013-6485
  * SECURITY UPDATE: buffer overflow in gadu-gadu HTTP parsing
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-6487.patch: limit length in
      libpurple/protocols/gg/lib/http.c.
    - CVE-2013-6487
  * SECURITY UPDATE: buffer overflow in MXit emoticon parsing
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-6489.patch: check return code in
      libpurple/protocols/mxit/markup.c.
    - CVE-2013-6489
  * SECURITY UPDATE: buffer overflow in SIMPLE header parsing
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-6490.patch: use g_new in
      libpurple/protocols/simple/simple.c and check length in
      libpurple/protocols/simple/sipmsg.c.
    - CVE-2013-6490
  * SECURITY UPDATE: crash via IRC argument parsing
    - debian/patches/CVE-2014-0020.patch: fix arg handling in
      libpurple/protocols/irc/msgs.c, fix counts in
      libpurple/protocols/irc/parse.c.
    - CVE-2014-0020
 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden>   Wed, 05 Feb 2014 15:56:07 -0500

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Marc Deslauriers on 2014-02-05
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finch: text-based multi-protocol instant messaging client

 Finch is a text/console-based, modular instant messaging client capable of
 using multiple networks at once. Currently supported are:
 AIM/ICQ, Yahoo!, MSN, IRC, Jabber/XMPP/Google Talk, Napster, Zephyr, Gadu-Gadu,
 Bonjour, Groupwise, Sametime, SIMPLE, MySpaceIM, and MXit.
 .
 Some extra packages are suggested to use increased functionality:
  * libx11-6
    - To use the Clipboard and/or Toaster plugins.

finch-dev: text-based multi-protocol instant messaging client - development

 This package contains the headers and other development files not included in
 the main finch package. Install this if you wish to compile your own plugins,
 or would like to compile programs that use the libgnt library.

libpurple-bin: multi-protocol instant messaging library - extra utilities

 This package contains the utilities not included in the main libpurple0
 package. Currently included are: purple-remote, purple-send,
 purple-send-async, and purple-url-handler.

libpurple-dev: multi-protocol instant messaging library - development files

 This package contains the headers and other development files not included in
 the main libpurple0 package. Install this if you wish to compile your own
 client-agnostic plugins, or would like to compile programs that use
 libpurple.

libpurple0: multi-protocol instant messaging library

 libpurple is a library intended to be used by programmers seeking
 to write an IM client that connects to many IM networks.
 Currently supported are:
 AIM/ICQ, Yahoo!, MSN, IRC, Jabber/XMPP/Google Talk, Napster, Zephyr, Gadu-Gadu,
 Bonjour, Groupwise, Sametime, SIMPLE, MySpaceIM, and MXit.
 .
 Some extra packages are suggested to use increased functionality:
  * tcl8.5, tk8.5:
    - Support for writing plugins with Tcl/Tk

pidgin: graphical multi-protocol instant messaging client for X

 Pidgin is a graphical, modular instant messaging client capable of using
 multiple networks at once. Currently supported are:
 AIM/ICQ, Yahoo!, MSN, IRC, Jabber/XMPP/Google Talk, Napster, Zephyr, Gadu-Gadu,
 Bonjour, Groupwise, Sametime, SIMPLE, MySpaceIM, and MXit.
 .
 Some extra packages are suggested to use increased functionality:
  * gnome-panel | kdebase-workspace-bin | docker:
    - To use the system tray icon functionality (minimizing to an icon, having
      the icon blink when there are new messages, etc.)
  * libsqlite3-0:
    - To use Contact Availability Prediction plugin

pidgin-data: multi-protocol instant messaging client - data files

 This package contains architecture-independent supporting data files
 required for use with pidgin, such as documentation, icons, translations,
 and sounds.

pidgin-dbg: Debugging symbols for Pidgin

 This package includes the debugging symbols useful for debugging Pidgin
 and its plugins, contained in the pidgin package. The debugging symbols are
 used for execution tracing and core dump analysis.

pidgin-dev: multi-protocol instant messaging client - development files

 This package contains the headers and other development files not included in
 the main pidgin package. Install this if you wish to compile your own plugins.
 .
 If you are creating a pidgin plugin package, please be sure to read
 /usr/share/doc/pidgin-dev/README.Debian.dev after installing pidgin-dev.