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“pidgin” 1:2.6.6-1ubuntu4.6 source package in Ubuntu

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pidgin (1:2.6.6-1ubuntu4.6) lucid-security; urgency=low

  * SECURITY UPDATE: arbitrary code execution via long HTTP header in MXit
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-0272.patch: properly check lengths in
      libpurple/protocols/mxit/http.c.
    - CVE-2013-0272
  * SECURITY UPDATE: denial of service via long user ID in Sametime
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-0273.patch: use g_strlcpy in
      libpurple/protocols/sametime/sametime.c.
    - CVE-2013-0273
  * SECURITY UPDATE: denial of service via long UPnP responses
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-0274.patch: use g_strlcpy in libpurple/upnp.c.
    - CVE-2013-0274
 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden>   Thu, 21 Feb 2013 13:07:35 -0500

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Uploaded by:
Marc Deslauriers on 2013-02-21
Uploaded to:
Lucid
Original maintainer:
Ubuntu Desktop
Component:
main
Architectures:
any
Section:
net
Urgency:
Low Urgency

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Lucid updates on 2013-02-25 main net
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pidgin_2.6.6.orig.tar.bz2 9.0 MiB b37ab6c52db8355e8c70c044c2ba17c1
pidgin_2.6.6-1ubuntu4.6.debian.tar.gz 84.5 KiB 498189091a039efbc081a54779fcb6a7
pidgin_2.6.6-1ubuntu4.6.dsc 2.7 KiB 2c41213062d141b87f24a90f1b815709

Binary packages built by this source

finch: text-based multi-protocol instant messaging client

 Finch is a text/console-based, modular instant messaging client capable of
 using AIM/ICQ, Yahoo!, MSN, IRC, Jabber/XMPP, Napster, Zephyr, Gadu-Gadu,
 Bonjour, Groupwise, Sametime, SILC, SIMPLE, QQ, and MySpaceIM all at once.
 .
 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, Napster, Zephyr, Gadu-Gadu, Bonjour,
 Groupwise, Sametime, SILC, SIMPLE, QQ, and MySpaceIM.
 .
 Some extra packages are suggested to use increased functionality:
  * tcl8.4, tk8.4:
    - 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
 AIM/ICQ, Yahoo!, MSN, IRC, Jabber/XMPP, Napster, Zephyr, Gadu-Gadu, Bonjour,
 Groupwise, Sametime, SILC, SIMPLE, QQ, and MySpaceIM all at once.
 .
 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.)
  * evolution-data-server:
    - For interfacing with an Evolution address book
  * 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.