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[slackware-security] pidgin

Description

New pidgin packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, 15.0, and -current to fix a security issue. Here are the details from the Slackware 15.0 ChangeLog: patches/packages/pidgin-2.14.9-i586-1_slack15.0.txz: Upgraded. Mitigate the potential for a man in the middle attack via DNS spoofing by removing the code that supported the _xmppconnect DNS TXT record. For more information, see: https://www.pidgin.im/about/security/advisories/cve-2022-26491/ https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-26491 (* Security fix *) Where to find the new packages: 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 14.0: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.0/patches/packages/pidgin-2.12.0-i486-2_slack14.0.txz Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.0/patches/packages/pidgin-2.12.0-x86_64-2_slack14.0.txz Updated package for Slackware 14.1: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.1/patches/packages/pidgin-2.12.0-i486-2_slack14.1.txz Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.1/patches/packages/pidgin-2.12.0-x86_64-2_slack14.1.txz Updated package for Slackware 14.2: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.2/patches/packages/pidgin-2.12.0-i586-2_slack14.2.txz Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.2/patches/packages/pidgin-2.12.0-x86_64-2_slack14.2.txz Updated package for Slackware 15.0: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-15.0/patches/packages/pidgin-2.14.9-i586-1_slack15.0.txz Updated package for Slackware x86_64 15.0: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-15.0/patches/packages/pidgin-2.14.9-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz Updated package for Slackware -current: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/xap/pidgin-2.14.9-i586-1.txz Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/xap/pidgin-2.14.9-x86_64-1.txz MD5 signatures: Slackware 14.0 package: c59bd678d1b199c036c8bfb75ca399c8 pidgin-2.12.0-i486-2_slack14.0.txz Slackware x86_64 14.0 package: 887fb4057696463926ad58474285f07f pidgin-2.12.0-x86_64-2_slack14.0.txz Slackware 14.1 package: e9cb93c85f98bfa880ec67c54af6ed6c pidgin-2.12.0-i486-2_slack14.1.txz Slackware x86_64 14.1 package: 86adbb2303e88642f1bd1b5707a7ddb8 pidgin-2.12.0-x86_64-2_slack14.1.txz Slackware 14.2 package: 96c6521a1c4a6a81c0d5ddd72022830d pidgin-2.12.0-i586-2_slack14.2.txz Slackware x86_64 14.2 package: 1b62360e3f9eda72af5c7f3991284ebf pidgin-2.12.0-x86_64-2_slack14.2.txz Slackware 15.0 package: ed238ac913f686097290072f2a01754d pidgin-2.14.9-i586-1_slack15.0.txz Slackware x86_64 15.0 package: 63d4388542216a12f3a90614484295fb pidgin-2.14.9-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz Slackware -current package: 769364f2537c93b74ea039228521d8a6 xap/pidgin-2.14.9-i586-1.txz Slackware x86_64 -current package: ec5431b3a2068a05bd6cbd0426e816a0 xap/pidgin-2.14.9-x86_64-1.txz Installation instructions: Upgrade the package as root: > upgradepkg pidgin-2.14.9-i586-1_slack15.0.txz


Affected Package


OS OS Version Package Name Package Version
Slackware 14.0 pidgin 2.12.0
Slackware 14.0 pidgin 2.12.0
Slackware 14.1 pidgin 2.12.0
Slackware 14.1 pidgin 2.12.0
Slackware 14.2 pidgin 2.12.0
Slackware 14.2 pidgin 2.12.0
Slackware 15.0 pidgin 2.14.9
Slackware 15.0 pidgin 2.14.9
Slackware current pidgin 2.14.9
Slackware current pidgin 2.14.9

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