[fmII] libpng 1.2.35 released (Default branch)

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The changes in this release are as follows:
This release fixes a newly discovered vulnerability in which some
arrays of pointers are not initialized prior to using malloc to define
the pointers. If the application runs out of memory while executing
the allocation loop (which can be forced by malevolent input), libpng
will jump to a cleanup process that attempts to free all of the
pointers, including the undefined ones. 

Release focus:
9 - Major security fixes 

Project added:
Sat, Feb 28th 1998 14:02 (10 years, 11 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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