[Pidgin] #15286: Master bug for old libraries in Windows Pidgin build

Pidgin trac at pidgin.im
Sun Aug 26 02:36:54 EDT 2012

#15286: Master bug for old libraries in Windows Pidgin build
 Reporter:  ioerror   |        Owner:  datallah       
     Type:  defect    |       Status:  new            
Milestone:            |    Component:  winpidgin (gtk)
  Version:  2.10.6    |   Resolution:                 
 Keywords:  security  |  

Comment(by datallah):

 Replying to [comment:16 ioerror]:
 > Replying to [comment:15 datallah]:
 > > Replying to [comment:14 ioerror]:
 > > > I think pidgin should get a security tag that actually makes the
 bugs private, perhaps?
 > >
 > > This would be nice, but it isn't something that trac supports (at
 least not well).  There are a couple plugins that attempt to do something
 like this, but they leak the tickets via emails and such and the data
 would end up in public anyway.
 > That still seems like an improvement - I mean, it's all plain text at
 some point. Pidgin doesn't publish a PGP/GPG key on the security contact
 page, so I assumed that a network sniffing adversary wasn't part of your
 threat model...

 I'm more thinking of the [http://pidgin.im/pipermail/tracker/ "tracker"
 mailing list] as a problem rather than network sniffing.

Ticket URL: <http://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/15286#comment:17>
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