[SECURITY] Fedora 21 Update: libpng10-1.0.63-1.fc21

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Fedora Update Notification
2015-02-28 06:51:31

Name        : libpng10
Product     : Fedora 21
Version     : 1.0.63
Release     : 1.fc21
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

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

Update Information:

This update addresses a couple of buffer overflows that might allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via very wide PNG images.


* Fri Feb 27 2015 Paul Howarth <paul at city-fan.org> - 1.0.63-1
- Update to 1.0.63
  - Issue a png_error() instead of a png_warning() when width is potentially
    too large for the architecture, in case the calling application has
    overridden the default 1,000,000-column limit (fixes CVE-2014-9495 and
  - Quieted some harmless warnings from Coverity-scan
  - Display user limits in the output from pngtest (not packaged)
  - Changed PNG_USER_CHUNK_MALLOC_MAX from unlimited to 8,000,000; it only
    affects the maximum memory that can be allocated to an ancillary chunk,
    and does not limit the size of IDAT data, which is instead limited by
  - Rebuilt configure scripts with automake-1.15 and libtool-2.4.6
- Update soname patch
* Fri Nov 21 2014 Paul Howarth <paul at city-fan.org> 1.0.62-1
- update to 1.0.62
  - avoid out-of-bounds memory access while checking version string in
    pngread.c and pngwrite.c
  - build fix for Windows
- use %license where possible

  [ 1 ] Bug #1179186 - CVE-2014-9495 libpng: buffer overflow in png_combine_row
  [ 2 ] Bug #1177327 - CVE-2015-0973 libpng: Heap-buffer overflow png_combine_row() with very wide interlaced images

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/.

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