pidgin

Description:GTK Instant Messenger client
License: GPL-2
Homepage:http://pidgin.im/
Location:Portage
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  • ~ - unstable
  • M - hardmask
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USE flags

  • aqua - Include support for the Mac OS X Aqua (Carbon/Cocoa) GUI
  • dbus - Enable dbus support for anything that needs it (gpsd, gnomemeeting, etc)
  • debug - Enable extra debug codepaths, like asserts and extra output. If you want to get meaningful backtraces see https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Project:Quality_Assurance/Backtraces
  • doc - Add extra documentation (API, Javadoc, etc). It is recommended to enable per package instead of globally
  • eds - Enable support for Evolution-Data-Server (EDS)
  • gadu - Enable Gadu Gadu protocol support
  • gnutls - Prefer net-libs/gnutls as SSL/TLS provider (ineffective with USE=-ssl)
  • groupwise - Enable Novell Groupwise protocol support
  • gstreamer - Enables voice and video sessions
  • gtk - Builds Pidgin, the GTK+ interface
  • idn - Enable support for Internationalized Domain Names
  • meanwhile - Enable meanwhile support for Sametime protocol
  • ncurses - Build finch, console interface
  • networkmanager - Enable net-misc/networkmanager support
  • nls - Add Native Language Support (using gettext - GNU locale utilities)
  • perl - Add optional support/bindings for the Perl language
  • pie - Build programs as Position Independent Executables (a security hardening technique)
  • prediction - Enable Contact Availability Prediction plugin
  • python - Build libgnt (GLib Ncurses Toolkit used by finch) with python scripting support
  • python_single_target_python2_7 - Build for Python 2.7 only
  • python_single_target_python3_2 - Build for Python 3.2 only (deprecated)
  • python_single_target_python3_3 - Build for Python 3.3 only
  • python_single_target_python3_4 - Build for Python 3.4 only
  • python_targets_python2_7 - Build with Python 2.7
  • python_targets_python3_2 - Build with Python 3.2 (deprecated)
  • python_targets_python3_3 - Build with Python 3.3
  • python_targets_python3_4 - Build with Python 3.4
  • sasl - Add support for the Simple Authentication and Security Layer
  • silc - Enable SILC protocol support
  • spell - Add dictionary support
  • startup-notification - Enable application startup event feedback mechanism
  • tcl - Add support the Tcl language
  • tk - Add support for Tk GUI toolkit
  • xscreensaver - Use X screensaver protocol extension to monitor idle/active status based on mouse/keyboard events
  • zephyr - Enable Zephyr protocol support
  • zeroconf - Support for DNS Service Discovery (DNS-SD)

Security Advisory

Date Severity Title
over 1 year normal Pidgin: Arbitrary code execution
about 2 years normal Pidgin: Multiple vulnerabilities
almost 5 years high Pidgin: Multiple vulnerabilities
over 6 years high Pidgin: Arbitrary code execution
over 6 years high Pidgin: Multiple vulnerabilities
over 9 years high Pidgin: Multiple vulnerabilities
over 9 years normal Pidgin: Multiple vulnerabilities
about 10 years normal Pidgin: Multiple vulnerabilities

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