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Fedora 9 Update: libpng-1.2.35-1.fc9 Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora Fixes CVE-2009-0040
Fedora Update Notification
2009-02-26 15:02:45

Name        : libpng
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 1.2.35
Release     : 1.fc9
URL         :
Summary     : A library of functions for manipulating PNG image format files
Description :
The libpng package contains a library of functions for creating and
manipulating PNG (Portable Network Graphics) image format files.  PNG
is a bit-mapped graphics format similar to the GIF format.  PNG was
created to replace the GIF format, since GIF uses a patented data
compression algorithm.

Libpng should be installed if you need to manipulate PNG format image

Update Information:

Fixes CVE-2009-0040

* Wed Feb 25 2009 Tom Lane  2:1.2.35-1
- Update to libpng 1.2.35, to fix CVE-2009-0040
* Fri Jan  9 2009 Tom Lane  2:1.2.34-1
- Update to libpng 1.2.34
* Sun Nov  2 2008 Tom Lane  2:1.2.33-1
- Update to libpng 1.2.33
* Sat May 31 2008 Tom Lane  2:1.2.29-1
- Update to libpng 1.2.29 (fixes low-priority security issue CVE-2008-1382)
Related: #441839

  [ 1 ] Bug #486355 - CVE-2009-0040 libpng arbitrary free() flaw

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update libpng' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at

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

Fedora-package-announce mailing list
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