Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 88001
netpbm update breaks tiff printing
Last modified: 2015-03-04 20:12:12 EST
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Description of problem:
After updating netpbm to 9.24-9.80.2 from 9.24-6 in accordance with
RHSA-2003:060-01, tiff printing no longer works. (Printing to HP Laserjet
printers using the ljet4 driver, but I don't think that's relevant.) Tiffs print
as "hieroglyphics", just as they do when the netpbm package is not installed.
Downgrading to 9.24-6 fixes the problem.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Upgrade netpbm to 9.24-9.80.2
2. Print a tiff using lpr.
Actual Results: Tiff prints out as "hieroglyphics".
Expected Results: Tiff should print out correctly.
I'm using LPRng, not CUPS.
It appears that some files were left out of netpbm-progs-9.24-9.80.2, notably
This is an unfortunate sideeffect of the security fixes that went into the
update. Printing pictures directly was considered a huge security risk and
therefor has been removed from the package.
Read ya, Phil