The certificate for gmail.com could not be validated
smgolub at yahoo.com
Thu Aug 29 14:32:21 EDT 2013
Thanks very much for the quick reply.
I've installed 2.10.7 and it seems to have fixed the issue.
Please close the ticket as successful.
From: Daniel Atallah <datallah at pidgin.im>
To: Steve Golub <smgolub at yahoo.com>
Cc: "support at pidgin.im" <support at pidgin.im>
Sent: Thursday, August 29, 2013 2:16 PM
Subject: Re: The certificate for gmail.com could not be validated
On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 1:59 PM, Steve Golub <smgolub at yahoo.com> wrote:
>Today for the 1st time this message started popping up:
>SSL Certificate Validation
>Accept certificate for gmail.com?
>The certificate for gmail.com could not be validated.
>The certificate is not trusted because no certificate that can verify it is currently trusted.
>When I click on View Certificate I see this:
>Common name: gmail.com
>Fingerprint (SHA1): 28:dd:89:d3:0a:a6:f0:a2:b9:f8:77:fc:55:fc:ab:85:18:de:13:ff
>Activation date: Tue Jul 23 09:37:27 2013
>Expiration date: Wed Jul 23 09:37:27 2014
>I'm running Pidgin 2.10.6 (libpurple 2.10.6) on Windows 7.
Upgrade to Pidgin 2.10.7.
>What changed? How do I get past it?
Google updated the Certificates. There's a bug in older Pidgin versions that prevents the new certificate from being validated successfully.
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