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[SECURITY] Fedora 10 Update: libpng-1.2.37-1.fc10



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-6531
2009-06-18 10:58:56
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Name        : libpng
Product     : Fedora 10
Version     : 1.2.37
Release     : 1.fc10
URL         : http://www.libpng.org/pub/png/
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
files.

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Update Information:

Update to libpng 1.2.37, to fix CVE-2009-2042.  This is a pretty low-risk issue,
but it's been classified as a security issue...
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ChangeLog:

* Sat Jun 13 2009 Tom Lane <tgl redhat com> 2:1.2.37-1
- Update to libpng 1.2.37, to fix CVE-2009-2042
Related: #504782
* Wed Feb 25 2009 Tom Lane <tgl redhat com> 2:1.2.35-1
- Update to libpng 1.2.35, to fix CVE-2009-0040
* Fri Jan  9 2009 Tom Lane <tgl redhat com> 2:1.2.34-1
- Update to libpng 1.2.34
* Sun Nov  2 2008 Tom Lane <tgl redhat com> 2:1.2.33-1
- Update to libpng 1.2.33
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #504782 - libpng: Interlaced Images Information Disclosure Vulnerability
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=504782
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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 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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