Bug 64708 - fax2tiff seg faults
fax2tiff seg faults
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: libtiff (Show other bugs)
i586 Linux
medium Severity medium
: ---
: ---
Assigned To: Phil Knirsch
Depends On:
  Show dependency treegraph
Reported: 2002-05-09 16:31 EDT by Owen Gray
Modified: 2015-03-04 20:10 EST (History)
1 user (show)

See Also:
Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Story Points: ---
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2002-05-14 09:04:07 EDT
Type: ---
Regression: ---
Mount Type: ---
Documentation: ---
Verified Versions:
Category: ---
oVirt Team: ---
RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:
Cloudforms Team: ---

Attachments (Terms of Use)

  None (edit)
Description Owen Gray 2002-05-09 16:31:52 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
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.

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.