Fedora 16 : pidgin-2.10.2-1.fc16 (2012-4595)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 58470
SynopsisThe remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
Descriptionversion 2.10.2 (03/14/2012)
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General: Fix compilation when using binutils 2.22 and new GDK pixbuf.
(#14799) Fix compilation of the MXit protocol plugin with GLib 2.31.
Pidgin: Add support for the GNOME3 Network dialog. (#13882) Fix rare crash. (#14392) Add support for the GNOME3 Default Application dialog for configuring the Browser.
libpurple: Support new connection states and signals for NetworkManager 0.9+. (Dan Williams) (#13859)
AIM and ICQ: Fix a possible crash when receiving an unexpected message from the server. (Thijs Alkemade) (#14983) Allow signing on with usernames containing periods and underscores. (#13500) Allow adding buddies containing periods and underscores. (#13500) Don't try to format ICQ usernames entered as email addresses. Gets rid of an 'Unable to format username' error at login. (#13883)
MSN: Fix possible crashes caused by not validating incoming messages as UTF-8. (Thijs Alkemade) (#14884) Support new protocol version MSNP18. (#14753) Fix messages to offline contacts. (#14302)
Windows-Specific Changes: Fix the installer downloading of spell-checking dictionaries (#14612) Fix compilation of the Bonjour protocol plugin. (#14802)
Plugins: The autoaccept plugin will no longer reset the preference for unknown buddies to 'Auto Reject' in certain cases. (#14964)
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected pidgin package.