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Slackware alert SSA:2010-305-02 (pidgin)

From:  Slackware Security Team <>
Subject:  [slackware-security] pidgin (SSA:2010-305-02)
Date:  Mon, 1 Nov 2010 18:47:57 -0700 (PDT)
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 [slackware-security] pidgin (SSA:2010-305-02) New pidgin packages are available for Slackware 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, 13.1, and -current to fix a security issue. Here are the details from the Slackware 13.1 ChangeLog: +--------------------------+ patches/packages/pidgin-2.7.5-i486-1_slack13.1.txz: Upgraded. This update addresses some denial of service bugs. For more information, see: (* Security fix *) +--------------------------+ Where to find the new packages: +-----------------------------+ HINT: Getting slow download speeds from Give a try. This is another primary FTP site for Slackware that can be considerably faster than downloading directly from Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab ( for donating additional FTP and rsync hosting to the Slackware project! :-) Also see the "Get Slack" section on for additional mirror sites near you. Updated package for Slackware 12.0: Updated package for Slackware 12.1: Updated package for Slackware 12.2: Updated package for Slackware 13.0: Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.0: Updated package for Slackware 13.1: Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.1: Updated package for Slackware -current: Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current: MD5 signatures: +-------------+ Slackware 12.0 package: 7758d57ee22894649a7c3a295dc7d440 pidgin-2.7.5-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz Slackware 12.1 package: 56c2d7b570ad1094c97ccabf94cd25f4 pidgin-2.7.5-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz Slackware 12.2 package: deb6dc3d50a06e3e5b9d76094ad971ec pidgin-2.7.5-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz Slackware 13.0 package: b6c8f0c133593fb2635e3a7c4a1534ab pidgin-2.7.5-i486-1_slack13.0.txz Slackware x86_64 13.0 package: 6f962dabf4d8ee0cd2904499fb2513f0 pidgin-2.7.5-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz Slackware 13.1 package: b11028e0456e6ce35b63cd5462db2c9b pidgin-2.7.5-i486-1_slack13.1.txz Slackware x86_64 13.1 package: 842fb5f95140cd5a9c59e92afee40511 pidgin-2.7.5-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz Slackware -current package: 8ca20dec594fc997b42797758a354fbe xap/pidgin-2.7.5-i486-1.txz Slackware x86_64 -current package: d8a9c077ecf6011a9ce1ecb01f690485 xap/pidgin-2.7.5-x86_64-1.txz Installation instructions: +------------------------+ Upgrade the package as root: # upgradepkg pidgin-2.7.5-i486-1_slack13.1.txz +-----+ Slackware Linux Security Team +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | To leave the slackware-security mailing list: | +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Send an email to with this text in the body of | | the email message: | | | | unsubscribe slackware-security | | | | You will get a confirmation message back containing instructions to | | complete the process. Please do not reply to this email address. | +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.10 (GNU/Linux) iEYEARECAAYFAkzPUbIACgkQakRjwEAQIjOW/QCfeto2WYORRIQn2brH/8NmsErd jp0An2eBVCtFz2g4bGSb9Bk/PuMnje7c =h/AT -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

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