Pidgin update fixes security vulnerabilities

The Pidgin developers have released version 2.6.6 of their open source instant messenger application. In addition to the usual changes and bug fixes, the maintenance and security update addresses a total of three vulnerabilities in the the multi-platform instant messaging client.

A vulnerability in Finch, caused by certain nicknames in group chat rooms, can lead to a remote crash, however, the developers note that they “do not believe there is a possibility of remote code execution”.

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