Sicherheit: Pufferüberlauf in Pidgin
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Name: Pufferüberlauf in Pidgin
ID: FEDORA-2012-10287
Distribution: Fedora
Plattformen: Fedora 17
Datum: Di, 10. Juli 2012, 19:44
Referenzen: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-3374
Applikationen: Pidgin


Name        : pidgin
Product : Fedora 17
Version : 2.10.5
Release : 1.fc17
URL : http://pidgin.im/
Summary : A Gtk+ based multiprotocol instant messaging client
Description :
Pidgin allows you to talk to anyone using a variety of messaging
protocols including AIM, MSN, Yahoo!, Jabber, Bonjour, Gadu-Gadu,
ICQ, IRC, Novell Groupwise, QQ, Lotus Sametime, SILC, Simple and
Zephyr. These protocols are implemented using a modular, easy to
use design. To use a protocol, just add an account using the
account editor.

Pidgin supports many common features of other clients, as well as many
unique features, such as perl scripting, TCL scripting and C plugins.

Pidgin is not affiliated with or endorsed by America Online, Inc.,
Microsoft Corporation, Yahoo! Inc., or ICQ Inc.

Update Information:

New release 2.10.5

Full Upstream ChangeLog:


* Thu Jul 5 2012 Stu Tomlinson <stu@nosnilmot.com> 2.10.5-1
- Update to 2.10.5, CVE-2012-3374
- Allow building only libraries (#831364)
- Revive FT crash prevention patch
* Mon Jun 11 2012 Petr Pisar <ppisar@redhat.com> - 2.10.4-2
- Perl 5.16 rebuild
* Wed May 30 2012 Jon Ciesla <limburgher@gmail.com> - 2.10.4-1
- Update to 2.10.4, CVE-2012-2214, CVE-2012-2318, BZ 806839, 819454.
- Port to farstream patch upstreamed.
* Wed May 2 2012 Milan Crha <mcrha@redhat.com> - 2.10.2-2
- Rebuild against newer evolution-data-server

[ 1 ] Bug #837319 - CVE-2012-3374 pidgin: Stack-based buffer overwrite in
MXit protocol libPurple plug-in

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program. Use
su -c 'yum update pidgin' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key. More details on the
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