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Optional update for ekiga, opal, pwlib-plugins-avc, pwlib-plugins-dc and pwlib-plugins-v4l2


(Last modified: 20MAR2007)

solutions Optional update for ekiga, opal, pwlib-plugins-avc, pwlib-plugins-dc and pwlib-plugins-v4l2 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (5a8fc03d08c7aef3ad206b0c647fe8af)

Applies to

Package: ekiga
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 Upgrade for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 Upgrade for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Zypp-Patch-Number: 2877
Release: 20070320
Obsoletes: none


These packages are the updates for Service Pack 1 of SUSE Linux Enterprise
10. Install them to have your system at SP1 level.



Problem description

Below you find a list of changes sorted alphabetically by package name.
  • fix format string vulnerability (CVE-2007-0999) (#247285)
  • upgraded to 2.0.5 release (#243919)
    • Fixed issues with some ALSA soundcards
    • Fixed potential security issue reported by MuSecurity (
    • Fixed potential deadlock if no packets are received on the stream.(#404904, Hannes Friederich)
    • Remove fixed font coloring in codecs selection list (#405085, Mariano Su341rez-Alvarez)
  • upgraded to a stable releaed version 2.0.4 bug# 243919
  • submitting to sles10-sp branch. It is needed for fate #301101
  • Add gnome-doc-utils-devel to BuildRequires.
  • Cleanup BuildRequires.
  • Use RPM_OPT_FLAGS for c++.
  • update to stable 2.0.3 release
    • Prevent infinite loop in the RTP session handler when being unable to write to the control port.(Damien Sandras)
    • Check for Expires header if not present in SIP contact field. (Damien Sandras)
    • Added HINTS for Logitech Quickcam Communicate. (Michael Riepe)
    • Allow '*', '+' and '#' to appear in user names in the accounts dialog.
    • Fixed call forwarding on no answer. (Damien Sandras)
    • Fixed delay after which an incoming call is rejected. (Damien Sandras)
    • Fixed call numbers inserted in the URL bar at the wrong place thanks. (Philippe Gassmann)
    • When executing the NAT test, and STUN is not suitable, remove the current STUN setting instead of leaving it as is.
    • Fixed possible crash on call release. (Drazen Dimoti)
    • Always limit the number of retries in case of registration failure. (Hannes Friederich)
    • Added support for the opaque attribute when authenticating. (Craig Southeren)
    • Added support for qop authentication. (Craig Southeren)
    • Fixed video suspend. (Damien Sandras)
    • Fixed crash when avahi is disabled for users (Julien Puydt with help from Sebastien Estienne and Lennart Poettering)
  • Provide and obsolete gnomemeeting.
  • Enabled parallel build.
  • Removed unneeded options.
  • Fixed prefix clash.
  • Bi-arch fix.
  • first version (2.0.2)
  • downgrade to stable 2.2.5 version (#243919)
  • submitting to sles10-sp branch. It is needed for fate #301101
  • clean up undefined C code (#213075)
  • Fixed invalid SIP header response quotation. Fixes problems with registration on certain servers.
  • fix double response frames (patch from
  • updates from current stable to handle reinvites better
  • delete optional GPL file before build to avoid license issues (#202829)
  • Reduced BuildRequires.
  • first version (2.3.1) for autobuild
  • downgrade to current stable release 1.10.4 (#243919)
  • submitting to sles10-sp branch. It is needed for fate #301101
  • remove unused patches
  • Fixed plugindir to not search in the whole home directory.
  • Enabled alsa_default patch from Sourceforge tracker.
  • Require devel packages referenced in ptbuildopts.mak.
  • Updated to version 1.11.1:
    • shared memory support
    • video file support
    • compilation fixes
    • bug fixes
    • compatibility with SSL v0.9.8b


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Uvh ekiga.rpm opal.rpm pwlib-plugins-avc.rpm pwlib-plugins-dc.rpm pwlib-plugins-v4l2.rpm

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