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[Backports-security-announce] Security Update for pidgin

Gerfried Fuchs uploaded new packages for pidgin which fixed the
following security problem:

CVE-2008-2957, Debian Bug #488632

  The UPnP functionality in Pidgin 2.0.0, and possibly other versions,
  allows remote attackers to trigger the download of arbitrary files and
  cause a denial of service (memory or disk consumption) via a UDP
  packet that specifies an arbitrary URL. 

For the etch-backports distribution the problem has been fixed in
version 2.4.3-4~bpo40+1

For the lenny and sid distributions the problem has been fixed in
version 2.4.3-4.

Upgrade instructions

If you don't use pinning (see [1]) you have to update the packages
manually via "apt-get -t etch-backports install <packagelist>" with the
packagelist of your installed packages affected by this update.
[1] <http://backports.org/dokuwiki/doku.php?id=instructions>

We recommend to pin the backports repository to 200 so that new versions
of installed  backports will be installed automatically:

  Package: *
  Pin: release a=etch-backports
  Pin-Priority: 200

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