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libpng (PNG library) is a collection of routines used to create and manipulate PNG format graphics files. The PNG format was designed as a replacement for GIF and, to a lesser extent, TIFF, with many improvements and extensions.


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  •  14 Mar 2014 22:11

Release Notes: This is mostly a cleanup release, with a bugfix for a problem with handling zero-length IDAT chunks, described in CVE-2014-0333, which can cause the progressive reader to hang (the sequential reader is ok) in versions 1.6.0 through 1.6.9.

  •  06 Feb 2014 21:07

Release Notes: This is a minor cleanup release.

  •  21 Dec 2013 01:23

Release Notes: This release has a bugfix for CVE-2013-6954 (null pointer dereference), plus some code cleanup.

  •  20 Nov 2013 00:24

Release Notes: This release adds ARMv8 support and improves unknown chunk support.

  •  15 Sep 2013 03:22

Release Notes: This release removes two stray lines of code in arm/arm_init.c which were accidentally inserted in libpng-1.6.4 and caused compilation to fail on the ARM platform.

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04 Jul 2000 00:51 geoffman

Libpng and Gnome
After installing libpng 1.0.7 my gnome-help-browser segfaulted and the toolbars would not display any png icons. I recompiled imlib to fix the segfault problem and gdk-pixbuff to fix the display problem.


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