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Pidgin 2.7.9 updates for security and smileys ?!

Dec 30, 2010, 15:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"From the ' :-) ' files:

"The open source pidgin instant messenger client, is out with a new update fixing at least one security issue as well as an interesting emoticon/smiley issue.

"Pidgin 2.7.9 has a security fix for what the changelog refers to as, "a crash when receiving short packets related to P2Pv2. (CVE ID pending)."

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