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Pidgin 2.10.7


Mar-03-2013

Program Info:

Name: Pidgin
Version: 2.10.7
Lisence: Freeware
OS: Windows Linux
Updated: Mar-03-2013
Homepage: Home - Pidgin

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Name : Pidgin 2.10.7
File : pidgin-2.10.7.exe

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Pidgin is an instant-messenger supporting multiple IM-Networks.

It supports MSN, AIM, ICQ, Google Talk, Yahoo, Zephyr and IRC services, also in simulataneous use.

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Change log :



version 2.10.4 (05/06/2012)
General:
Support building against Farstream in addition to Farsight. (Olivier Crete) (#14936)
IRC:
Disable periodic WHO timer. IRC channel user lists will no longer automatically display away status, but libpurple will be much kinder to the network.
Print unknown numerics to channel windows if we can associate them. Thanks to Marien Zwart. (#15090)
MSN:
Fix a possible crash when receiving messages with certain characters or character encodings. Thanks to Fabian Yamaguchi for reporting this!
XMPP:
Fix a possible crash when receiving a series of specially crafted file transfer requests. Thanks to José Valentín Gutiérrez for reporting this! (CVE-2012-2214)
Windows-Specific Changes:
Words added to spell check dictionaries are saved across restarts of Pidgin (#11886)


version 2.10.3 (03/26/2012)
MSN:
Fix buddies not going offline. (#14997)


version 2.10.2 (03/14/2012)
General:
Fix compilation when using binutils 2.22 and new GDK pixbuf. (#14799)
Fix compilation of the MXit protocol plugin with GLib 2.31. (#14773)
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)


version 2.10.1 (12/06/2011)
Finch:
Fix compilation on OpenBSD.
AIM and ICQ:
Fix remotely-triggerable crashes by validating strings in a few messages related to buddy list management. Thanks to Evgeny Boger for reporting this! (#14682)
Bonjour:
IPv6 fixes (Linus Lüssing)
Gadu-Gadu:
Fix problems linking against GnuTLS. (#14544)
IRC:
Fix a memory leak when admitting UTF-8 text with a non-UTF-8 primary encoding. (#14700)
Jabber:
Fix crashes and memory leaks when receiving malformed voice and video requests. Thanks to Thijs Alkemade for reporting this!
Sametime:
Separate "username" and "server" when adding new Sametime accounts. (#14608)
Fix compilation in Visual C++. (#14608)
SILC:
Fix CVE-2011-3594, by UTF-8 validating incoming messages before passing them to glib or libpurple. Identified by Diego Bauche Madero from IOActive. (#14636)
Yahoo!:
Fetch buddy icons in some cases where we previously weren't. (#13050)
Windows-Specific Changes:
Fix compilation
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, as described in XEP-0071, for compatibility with some clients.
o Don't do an SRV lookup for a STUN server associated with the account if one is already set globally in prefs.
o Don't send custom smileys larger than the recommended maximum object size specified in the BoB XEP. This prevents a client from being disconnected by servers that dislike overly-large stanzas.
o Fix receiving messages without markup over an Openfire BOSH connection (forcibly put the stanzas in the jabber:client namespace).
o The default value for the file transfer proxies is automatically updated when an account connects, if it is still the old (broken) default (from 'proxy.jabber.org' to 'proxy.eu.jabber.org').
o Fix an issue where libpurple created duplicate buddies if the roster contains a buddy in two groups that differ only by case (e.g. "XMPP" and "xmpp") (or not at all).

* Yahoo
o Don't send and tags. (Fartash Faghri)
o Support PingBox. PingBoxes will appear as pbx/PingBoxName. (Kartik Mohta)

* Pidgin
o Fix CVE-2010-0423, a denial of service attack due to the parsing of large numbers of smileys. (Discovered by Antti Hayrynen)
o Correctly size conversation and status box entries when the interior-focus style property is diabled. (Gabriel Schulhof)
o Correctly handle a multiline text field being required in a request form. (Thanks to Florian Zeitz for finding this problem)
o Search friends by email-addresses in the buddy list. (Luoh Ren-Shan)
o Allow dropping an image on Custom Smiley window to add a new one.
o Prompt for confirmation when clearing a whiteboard (doodle) session. (Kartik Mohta)
o Use the "hand" cursor when hovering over usernames in chat history to indicate that the username is an actionable item.
o Double-clicking usernames in chat history will open an IM with that user.
o Put an icon on the "Filter" button in the debug window.
o Don't treat "/messages/like/this " as commands.
o Explicitly mark user interaction when inserting smilies from the toolbar so "Undo" correctly removes these smilies.
o Clicking "New" or "Saved" in the status selector menu while typing a status message no longer keeps the status entry area stuck in "typing" mode forever.
o Show tooltips for ellipsized conversation tabs. On older systems, tooltips will show for all tabs.
o The File Transfers and Debug Window windows are no longer created as dialogs. These windows should now have minimize buttons in many environments in which they were previously missing (including Windows).
o Smiley themes with Windows line endings no longer cause theme descriptions not to be displayed in the theme selector.

* Finch
o Fix CVE-2010-0420, a possible remote crash when handling chat room buddy names.
o Rebindable 'move-first' and 'move-last' actions for tree widgets. So it is possible to jump to the first or last entry in the buddy list (and other such lists) by pressing home or end key (defaults) respectively.

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Jun-20-2012 21:50
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