|Pidgin uses clickable links to untrusted executables
|James Burton, Insomnia Security
|Fixed In Release
If a user clicks on a file:// URI in a received IM in Windows builds of Pidgin, Pidgin attempts to execute the file. This can be dangerous if the file:// URI is a path on a network share.
Don’t attempt to execute files when the user clicks a file:// URI. Instead, open a file browser at the file’s location.