[Pidgin] #15807: I get redirects when I click on links, after reinstall and uninstall

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Wed Feb 18 16:14:16 EST 2015


#15807: I get redirects when I click on links, after reinstall and uninstall
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 Reporter:  17morganj  |       Owner:  EionRobb
     Type:  defect     |      Status:  closed
Milestone:             |   Component:  unclassified
  Version:  2.10.7     |  Resolution:
 Keywords:             |
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Comment (by datallah):

 Replying to [comment:4 earnoth]:
 > I'm experiencing this same activity.  When I visit
 ‚Äčhttp://pidgin.im/download/ and I click download for Win32, I'm sent to
 this link:
 http://hivelocity.dl.sourceforge.net/project/pidgin/Pidgin/2.10.11/pidgin-2.10.11.exe
 >
 > I've tried this twice, and each time Chrome complains that the file is
 malicious.
 >
 > I uploaded it to VirusTotal, which says the AV vendor "Rising" claims it
 is infected by "PE:Trojan.Win32.Generic.141A9A33!337287731".
 >
 https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/2a2c58cba5f9360f5f48cc59ccb5e1f82d59c3cc87a52648e9bd45b3968e10e3/analysis/1424271804/
 >
 > The SHA256 for the file is
 2a2c58cba5f9360f5f48cc59ccb5e1f82d59c3cc87a52648e9bd45b3968e10e3

 This is a false positive (and not related to the original bug report).

 See [wiki:"Are the packages signed#WindowsInstallers" the documentation]
 on how to verify your downloaded binary.

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