request for update pkg

Dimitri John Ledkov xnox at
Mon Jan 30 09:49:59 UTC 2017


On 24 January 2017 at 07:47, Василий Петрович <wagn3r at> wrote:
> Hello! In 2.11 version of Pidgin many security bugs fixed Can you update pidgin in ubuntu repository? Regards.

in Ubuntu we cherry-pick individual patches to fix security issues.

I can see that security fixes are in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS release already
since July 2016.

Please note that pidgin is in Universe and security updates to it rely
on community involvement.

You can use security tracker at to check for CVE
and their current status. Pidgin package is currently not affected by
any known CVEs in any supported Ubuntu releases.



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