pidgin (SSA:2014-296-02)
From: Slackware Security Team <>
Subject: [slackware-security] pidgin (SSA:2014-296-02)
Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:36:22 -0700 (PDT)

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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:
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:
(* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
( for donating FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project! :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 13.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.0:

Updated package for Slackware 13.1:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.1:

Updated package for Slackware 13.37:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.37:

Updated package for Slackware 14.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:

Updated package for Slackware 14.1:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

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:

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


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