Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Security Update: Pidgin

One security update has been released today which is pidgin. It has been upgraded to 2.5.6 along with other updates as well, such as MPlayer, kbd, and linuxdocs-tools. Here is the -Current changelog:
Tue May 26 19:50:58 CDT 2009
a/kbd-1.15-i486-2.txz: Fixed directory perms in the documentation.

ap/linuxdoc-tools-0.9.56-i486-2.txz: Added missing asciidoc filters. Thanks to 'oneforall' for the report.

xap/MPlayer-r29324-i486-1.txz: Upgraded to MPlayer-r29324. Enable runtime CPU detection only for x86 and x86_64.

xap/pidgin-2.5.6-i486-1.txz: Upgraded to pidgin-2.5.6.
This version fixes security issues that could lead to a denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code as the user running Pidgin.
For more information, see:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1373
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1374
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1375
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1376
(* Security fix *)