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[slackware-security] pidgin (SSA:2014-296-02)

From: Slackware Security Team (securityslackware.com)
Date: Fri Oct 24 2014 - 00:36:22 CDT


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[slackware-security] pidgin (SSA:2014-296-02)

New pidgin packages are available for Slackware 13.0, 13.1, 13.37, 14.0, 14.1,
and -current to fix security issues.

Here are the details from the Slackware 14.1 ChangeLog:
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pidgin-2.10.10-i486-1_slack14.1.txz: Upgraded.
  This update fixes several security issues:
  Insufficient SSL certificate validation (CVE-2014-3694)
  Remote crash parsing malformed MXit emoticon (CVE-2014-3695)
  Remote crash parsing malformed Groupwise message (CVE-2014-3696)
  Malicious smiley themes could alter arbitrary files (CVE-2014-3697)
  Potential information leak from XMPP (CVE-2014-3698)
    For more information, see:
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-3694
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-3695
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-3696
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-3697
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-3698
  (* Security fix *)
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Where to find the new packages:
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Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
(http://osuosl.org) for donating FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project! :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on http://slackware.com for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 13.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-13.0/patches/packages/pidgin-2.10.10-i486-1_slack13.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-13.0/patches/packages/pidgin-2.10.10-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware 13.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-13.1/patches/packages/pidgin-2.10.10-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-13.1/patches/packages/pidgin-2.10.10-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware 13.37:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-13.37/patches/packages/pidgin-2.10.10-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.37:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-13.37/patches/packages/pidgin-2.10.10-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.0/patches/packages/pidgin-2.10.10-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.0/patches/packages/pidgin-2.10.10-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.1/patches/packages/pidgin-2.10.10-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.1/patches/packages/pidgin-2.10.10-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/xap/pidgin-2.10.10-i486-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/xap/pidgin-2.10.10-x86_64-1.txz

MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 13.0 package:
c2d238379b0a6c9cacfb9b73ac9f8dd7 pidgin-2.10.10-i486-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:
953980a2900c9416a44f9b8edc63d378 pidgin-2.10.10-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware 13.1 package:
94c136c7332f669ad5b6fc7239db3a75 pidgin-2.10.10-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package:
91f03ff9d4842b1e0f1e0e732b2ae3a9 pidgin-2.10.10-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware 13.37 package:
383bf35399fe5d5055b65b5438ba5e53 pidgin-2.10.10-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.37 package:
9cd9f93b784329997e74dc0e9c44eb6e pidgin-2.10.10-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware 14.0 package:
574b08f0d4ffeb51ef6c86d0f13ef496 pidgin-2.10.10-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
50196521b09da87a1575107b7aab7b49 pidgin-2.10.10-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware 14.1 package:
d1c5d2d72a9ecdb0af1f15be09ad8753 pidgin-2.10.10-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
4159345b81c79a226c3bda0c5110ad33 pidgin-2.10.10-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware -current package:
dfef30c57a5c72093a9ff0262764e791 xap/pidgin-2.10.10-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
7df8a0dc6d2fc35428f0f95362533aca xap/pidgin-2.10.10-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg pidgin-2.10.10-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

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