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From: Slackware Security Team <>
Subject: [slackware-security] libpng (SSA:2010-180-01)
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2010 23:39:45 -0700 (PDT)
Hash: SHA1

[slackware-security]  libpng (SSA:2010-180-01)

New libpng packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1,
10.2, 11.0, 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, 13.1, and -current to fix security issues.

Here are the details from the Slackware 13.1 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/libpng-1.4.3-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz:  Upgraded.
  Upgraded to libpng-1.2.44 and libpng-1.4.3.
  This fixes out-of-bounds memory write bugs that could lead to crashes
  or the execution of arbitrary code, and a memory leak bug which could
  lead to application crashes.
  For more information, see:
  (* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

HINT:  Getting slow download speeds from
Give a try.  This is another primary FTP site
for Slackware that can be considerably faster than downloading
directly from

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
( for donating additional FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project!  :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 8.1:

Updated package for Slackware 9.0:

Updated package for Slackware 9.1:

Updated package for Slackware 10.0:

Updated package for Slackware 10.1:

Updated package for Slackware 10.2:

Updated package for Slackware 11.0:

Updated package for Slackware 12.0:

Updated package for Slackware 12.1:

Updated package for Slackware 12.2:

Updated package for Slackware 13.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.0:

Updated package for Slackware 13.1:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.1:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 8.1 package:
bdb6dcd9e95528e322bc1d4bd12577c5  libpng-1.2.44-i386-1_slack8.1.tgz

Slackware 9.0 package:
671e4efac517aab683ec3594936841e3  libpng-1.2.44-i386-1_slack9.0.tgz

Slackware 9.1 package:
f9be33ae1dab63722309f7eb6f909de9  libpng-1.2.44-i486-1_slack9.1.tgz

Slackware 10.0 package:
f62bc1d55bf067ef87271edef98cd811  libpng-1.2.44-i486-1_slack10.0.tgz

Slackware 10.1 package:
92c37a054de753b91843587be7baa093  libpng-1.2.44-i486-1_slack10.1.tgz

Slackware 10.2 package:
46fff313eea09bf7d8dc5aa7d5f02e50  libpng-1.2.44-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz

Slackware 11.0 package:
53cb0cd66561a896570f63fb7b902c53  libpng-1.2.44-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz

Slackware 12.0 package:
ca4e5349663e5c89535b499250749a81  libpng-1.2.44-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz

Slackware 12.1 package:
24b8375f21db062f2d737155f34d43b8  libpng-1.2.44-i486-1_slack12.1.tgz

Slackware 12.2 package:
506640f2470264ed5893cff4ac7b1c71  libpng-1.2.44-i486-1_slack12.2.tgz

Slackware 13.0 package:
d555896cea03edf4d58a31fdee4406de  libpng-1.2.44-i486-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:
66e99767c446f36d5556b9964931f61c  libpng-1.2.44-x86_64-1_slack13.0.txz

Slackware 13.1 package:
0c51a2a6efe13123eaa59211333ace60  libpng-1.4.3-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package:
5f546d986b469fdc65f6f24e61fbb1ae  libpng-1.4.3-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware -current package:
f8c1549a3845b2e5c6507fc0c5da1a8b  l/libpng-1.4.3-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
359d7cf5d6b491dbf9160c13618d8425  l/libpng-1.4.3-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg libpng-1.4.3-i486-1_slack13.1.txz


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