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openSUSE-SU-2013:0511-1: important: pidgin: 2.10.7 update to fix security issues and bugs
openSUSE Security Update: pidgin: 2.10.7 update to fix security issues and
bugs
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2013:0511-1
Rating: important
References: #804742 #806975
Cross-References: CVE-2013-0271 CVE-2013-0272 CVE-2013-0273
CVE-2013-0274
Affected Products:
openSUSE 12.3
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An update that fixes four vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:


Pidgin was updated to 2.10.7 to fix various security issues
and the bug that IRC did not work at all in 12.3.

Changes:
- Add pidgin-irc-sasl.patch: link irc module to SASL.
Allows the IRC module to be loaded (bnc#806975).

- Update to version 2.10.7 (bnc#804742):
+ Alien hatchery:
- No changes
+ General:
- The configure script will now exit with status 1 when
specifying invalid protocol plugins using the
--with-static-prpls and --with-dynamic-prpls
arguments. (pidgin.im#15316)
+ libpurple:
- Fix a crash when receiving UPnP responses with
abnormally long values. (CVE-2013-0274)
- Don't link directly to libgcrypt when building with
GnuTLS support. (pidgin.im#15329)
- Fix UPnP mappings on routers that return empty
<URLBase/> elements in their response. (pidgin.im#15373)
- Tcl plugin uses saner, race-free plugin loading.
- Fix the Tcl signals-test plugin for
savedstatus-changed. (pidgin.im#15443)
+ Pidgin:
- Make Pidgin more friendly to non-X11 GTK+, such as
MacPorts' +no_x11 variant.
+ Gadu-Gadu:
- Fix a crash at startup with large contact list.
Avatar support for buddies will be disabled until 3.0.0.
(pidgin.im#15226, pidgin.im#14305)
+ IRC:
- Support for SASL authentication. (pidgin.im#13270)
- Print topic setter information at channel join.
(pidgin.im#13317)
+ MSN:
- Fix SSL certificate issue when signing into MSN for
some users.
- Fix a crash when removing a user before its icon is
loaded. (pidgin.im#15217)
+ MXit:
- Fix a bug where a remote MXit user could possibly
specify a local file path to be written to. (CVE-2013-0271)
- Fix a bug where the MXit server or a
man-in-the-middle could potentially send specially crafted
data that could overflow a buffer and lead to a crash or
remote code execution. (CVE-2013-0272)
- Display farewell messages in a different colour to
distinguish them from normal messages.
- Add support for typing notification.
- Add support for the Relationship Status profile
attribute.
- Remove all reference to Hidden Number.
- Ignore new invites to join a GroupChat if you're
already joined, or still have a pending invite.
- The buddy's name was not centered vertically in the
buddy-list if they did not have a status-message or mood
set.
- Fix decoding of font-size changes in the markup of
received messages.
- Increase the maximum file size that can be
transferred to 1 MB.
- When setting an avatar image, no longer downscale it
to 96x96.
+ Sametime:
- Fix a crash in Sametime when a malicious server sends
us an abnormally long user ID. (CVE-2013-0273)
+ Yahoo!:
- Fix a double-free in profile/picture loading code.
(pidgin.im#15053)
- Fix retrieving server-side buddy aliases.
(pidgin.im#15381)
+ Plugins:
- The Voice/Video Settings plugin supports using the
sndio GStreamer backends. (pidgin.im#14414)
- Fix a crash in the Contact Availability Detection
plugin. (pidgin.im#15327)
- Make the Message Notification plugin more friendly to
non-X11 GTK+, such as MacPorts' +no_x11 variant.
+ Windows-Specific Changes:
- Compile with secure flags (pidgin.im#15290)
- Installer downloads GTK+ Runtime and Debug Symbols
more securely. (pidgin.im#15277)
- Updates to a number of dependencies, some of which
have security related fixes. (pidgin.im#14571,
pidgin.im#15285, pidgin.im#15286) . ATK 1.32.0-2 . Cyrus
SASL 2.1.25 . expat 2.1.0-1 . freetype 2.4.10-1 . gettext
0.18.1.1-2 . Glib 2.28.8-1 . libpng 1.4.12-1 . libxml2
2.9.0-1 . NSS 3.13.6 and NSPR 4.9.2 . Pango 1.29.4-1 . SILC
1.1.10 . zlib 1.2.5-2
- Patch libmeanwhile (sametime library) to fix crash.
(pidgin.im#12637)


Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE 12.3:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2013-231

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

- openSUSE 12.3 (i586 x86_64):

finch-2.10.7-4.4.1
finch-debuginfo-2.10.7-4.4.1
finch-devel-2.10.7-4.4.1
libpurple-2.10.7-4.4.1
libpurple-debuginfo-2.10.7-4.4.1
libpurple-devel-2.10.7-4.4.1
libpurple-meanwhile-2.10.7-4.4.1
libpurple-meanwhile-debuginfo-2.10.7-4.4.1
libpurple-tcl-2.10.7-4.4.1
libpurple-tcl-debuginfo-2.10.7-4.4.1
pidgin-2.10.7-4.4.1
pidgin-debuginfo-2.10.7-4.4.1
pidgin-debugsource-2.10.7-4.4.1
pidgin-devel-2.10.7-4.4.1

- openSUSE 12.3 (noarch):

libpurple-branding-upstream-2.10.7-4.4.1
libpurple-lang-2.10.7-4.4.1


References:

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-0271.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-0272.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-0273.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-0274.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/804742
https://bugzilla.novell.com/806975


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