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Fedora 8 Update: libpng10-1.0.41-1.fc8 Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora This update includes an upstream fix for a memory leak within the "png_handle_tEXt()" function in pngrutil.c, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) via a specially crafted PNG image.
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-9393
2008-11-13 02:41:10.972729
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Name        : libpng10
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 1.0.41
Release     : 1.fc8
URL         : http://www.libpng.org/pub/png/libpng.html
Summary     : Old version of libpng, needed to run old binaries
Description :
The libpng10 package contains an old version of libpng, a library of functions
for creating and manipulating PNG (Portable Network Graphics) image format
files.

This package is needed if you want to run binaries that were linked dynamically
with libpng 1.0.x.

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Update Information:

This update includes an upstream fix for a memory leak within the
"png_handle_tEXt()" function in pngrutil.c, which can be exploited by malicious
people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) via a specially crafted PNG image.
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ChangeLog:

* Fri Oct 31 2008 Paul Howarth  1.0.41-1
- update to 1.0.41 (addresses #468990, memory leak after reading a malformed
  tEXt chunk)
* Fri Sep 19 2008 Paul Howarth  1.0.40-1
- update to 1.0.40
* Thu Aug 21 2008 Paul Howarth  1.0.39-1
- update to 1.0.39
* Sun Aug 17 2008 Paul Howarth  1.0.38-1
- update to 1.0.38
- update soname patch to apply without fuzz
* Fri May  9 2008 Paul Howarth  1.0.37-1
- update to 1.0.37
- autotools patch no longer needed
- explicitly specify the library filename in %files as a consistency check
* Wed Apr 30 2008 Paul Howarth  1.0.34-1
- update to 1.0.34
- update autotools patch
* Wed Apr 30 2008 Paul Howarth  1.0.33-1
- update to 1.0.33 (CVE-2008-1382, #441839)
- add patch to fix broken autotools build scripts
* Thu Apr  3 2008 Paul Howarth  1.0.32-1
- update to 1.0.32
* Tue Feb 19 2008 Paul Howarth  1.0.31-1
- update to 1.0.31
* Wed Feb 13 2008 Paul Howarth  1.0.30-2
- rebuild with gcc 4.3.0 for Fedora 9
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #468990 - libpng: "png_handle_tEXt()" memory leak vulnerability
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=468990
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update libpng10' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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