Pidgin crashes : issue

Does anybody else have the same issue as I have since yesterday : Pidgin crashes after sending a mesage?
thx for your feedback

This is the debug window

(16:26:31) util: Writing file prefs.xml to directory /home/user/.purple
(16:26:31) util: Writing file /home/user/.purple/prefs.xml
(16:26:47) GLib-GObject: value "-2077215336" of type 'gint' is invalid or out of range for property 'weight' of type 'gint'
(16:33:05) prefs: /purple/savedstatus/idleaway changed, scheduling save.
(16:33:05) prefs: /purple/savedstatus/isidleaway changed, scheduling save.
(16:33:10) util: Writing file status.xml to directory /home/user/.purple
(16:33:10) util: Writing file /home/user/.purple/status.xml
(16:33:10) util: Writing file prefs.xml to directory /home/user/.purple
(16:33:10) util: Writing file /home/user/.purple/prefs.xml
(16:35:29) prefs: /purple/savedstatus/isidleaway changed, scheduling save.

Version is Pidgin 2.14.1 (libpurple 2.14.1) witch is not the lastest.

It seems the bug has been corrected in the latest version. Hop can I upgrade my Pidgin please ?

user@host:~$ sudo apt install pidgin

Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree... Done
Reading state information... Done
pidgin is already the newest version (2.14.1-1).
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

Seems Pidgin 2.14.1 (libpurple 2.14.1) witch is not the lastest version is the lateset version available on Whonix.

Can’t upgrade it.

So bug will remain.

EDIT : new version is available on flatpaks. How can I change or add a new source for packages ? Is it risky or could it break my system?

Support would be very welcome.

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Operating System Software and Updates - Kicksecure chapter Frozen Packages in Kicksecure wiki

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There are some thoughts on that topic here:
Install Additional Software Safely chapter Flatpak in Kicksecure wiki

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