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Bug 64708 - fax2tiff seg faults
fax2tiff seg faults
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: libtiff (Show other bugs)
i586 Linux
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Assigned To: Phil Knirsch
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Reported: 2002-05-09 16:31 EDT by Owen Gray
Modified: 2015-03-04 20:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-05-14 09:04:07 EDT
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Description Owen Gray 2002-05-09 16:31:52 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.5; Windows NT 5.0; T312461)

Description of problem:
fax2tiff from libtiff 3.5.7 in rh7.3 seg faults when it attempts to convert a 
(any) fax file created by mgetty. 

fax2tiff from libtiff-3.5.4-0.5.2 in rh5.2 has no problem converting the same 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. run "/usr/bin/fax2tiff [options] faxfile where faxfile is a file created by 
mgetty and [options] are "-s -M -4" or any other legitimate options.

Actual Results:  [root@mail root]# /usr/bin/fax2tiff -s -M -
4  /var/spool/fax/incoming/fncd9d0feS2-416-696-6240.01
Segmentation fault
[root@mail root]# 

no fax.tif file was created

Expected Results:  no seg fault, and fax.tif file should have been created

Additional info:
Comment 1 Phil Knirsch 2002-05-14 09:04:01 EDT
Verified. Puzzeling though. Will look into it.

Read ya, Phil
Comment 2 Phil Knirsch 2002-05-15 06:06:47 EDT
Found the problem and fixed it. libtiff-3.5.7-3 has the fix.

Read ya, Phil
Comment 3 Owen Gray 2002-05-20 11:13:02 EDT
Thanks. I picked up the fixed version from rawhide and installed it, and 
fax2tiff is working for me now.

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