Date: Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013, 06:32
Category: News, Software
Adium, the open source instant message chat client with support for multiple programs (including AOL Instant Messenger, ICQ, Jabber, MSN, Yahoo! Google Talk, Bonjour, etc.) has been updated to version 1.5.7.
The new version, a 22.8 megabyte download adds the following fixes and changes:
- Updated Twitter support. (#16118)
- Retweets (RTs) now properly display the original author.
- t.co links are now expanded.
- Fixed parsing to conform to the standard. (#13947)
- Removed StatusNet support, see http://adium.im/blog/2013/07/adium-1-5-7-released.
- Fixed a crash when redrawing the contact list. (#16119)
- Fixed a bug that could cause SSL connections to be closed prematurely. (#15405, #15411, #15741, #16356)
Fixed the following weaknesses in the SSL code:
- Removed all anonymous ciphers from the list Adium tries, these are insecure and would crash Adium.
- Removed SSL_RSA_WITH_NULL_MD5 from the list of ciphers, as it doesn’t use encryption.
- Removed the caching of untrusted certificates, as the implementation would make it easy to replace it with a different certificate when reconnecting.
Adium 1.5.7 is available for free and requires Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later and an Intel-based Mac to run.
If you’ve tried the new version and have any comments, let us know.