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#1 +Frank B.

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Posted 11 December 2011 - 20:41

What's new in Pidgin 2.10.1:

  • 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)
  • IPv6 fixes (Linus Lüssing)
  • Fix problems linking against GnuTLS. (#14544)
  • Fix a memory leak when admitting UTF-8 text with a non-UTF-8 primary encoding. (#14700)
  • Fix crashes and memory leaks when receiving malformed voice and video requests. Thanks to Thijs Alkemade for reporting this!
  • Separate "username" and "server" when adding new Sametime accounts. (#14608)
  • Fix compilation in Visual C++. (#14608)
  • 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)
  • Fetch buddy icons in some cases where we previously weren't. (#13050)
Windows-Specific Changes:
  • Fix compilation
Link: Pidgin website
Download: Pidgin 2.10.1 for Windows (offline installer)

#2 Avi



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Posted 11 December 2011 - 22:14

You linked to 2.10.0. Not to the new version.
I don't think they released a Windows build for the new version yet.