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Pidgin 2.10.1

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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 L?ssing)


  • 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)

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You linked to 2.10.. Not to the new version.

I don't think they released a Windows build for the new version yet.

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