[fmII] libpng 1.2.27 released (Default branch)

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The changes in this release are as follows:
This release fixes CVE-2008-1382, an issue with the handling of
zero-length unknown chunks. 

Release focus:
8 - Minor security fixes 

Project added:
Sat, Feb 28th 1998 14:02 (10 years, 2 months ago)

Project description:
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. 

Trove categories:
[Intended Audience   ] Developers
[License             ] OSI Approved
[Topic               ] Software Development :: Libraries 

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