pidgin 1:2.7.3-1ubuntu3.3 source package in Ubuntu

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pidgin (1:2.7.3-1ubuntu3.3) maverick-security; urgency=low

  * SECURITY UPDATE: denial of service in Yahoo! protocol via malormed
    YMSG message
    - debian/patches/64_CVE-2011-1091.patch: validate messages in
      libpurple/protocols/yahoo/libymsg.c.
    - CVE-2011-1091
  * SECURITY UPDATE: denial of service in MSN protocol via HTTP 100
    response size
    - debian/patches/65_CVE-2011-3184.patch: properly calculate size in
      libpurple/protocols/msn/httpconn.c.
    - CVE-2011-3184
  * SECURITY UPDATE: denial of service in SILC protocol via invalid UTF-8
    sequence
    - debian/patches/66_CVE-2011-3594.patch: properly handle utf-8 in
      libpurple/protocols/silc/ops.c.
    - CVE-2011-3594
 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden>   Fri, 18 Nov 2011 14:40:50 -0500

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Uploaded by:
Marc Deslauriers on 2011-11-18
Uploaded to:
Maverick
Original maintainer:
Ubuntu Developers
Component:
main
Architectures:
any
Section:
net
Urgency:
Low Urgency

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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.