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[RHBA-2000:026-02] Updated libtiff packages are now available.

                   Red Hat, Inc. Bug Fix Advisory

Synopsis:          Updated libtiff packages are now available.
Advisory ID:       RHBA-2000:026-02
Issue date:        2000-05-17
Updated on:        2000-05-23
Product:           Red Hat Linux
Keywords:          libtiff fax2ps y2k tiff2ps
Cross references:  N/A

1. Topic:

A bug in the fax2ps command included in the libtiff package has been
found and corrected.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Linux 6.1 - i386 alpha sparc
Red Hat Linux 6.2 - i386 alpha sparc

3. Problem description:

A bug was present in the fax2ps command in libtiff 3.5.2, 3.5.3, and 3.5.4.
The effect was that the fax2ps command would print blank pages instead of
the images it was given.

4. Solution:

For each RPM for your particular architecture, run:

rpm -Fvh [filename]

where filename is the name of the RPM.

5. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla for more info):

10885 - fax2ps seems broken
8345 - fax2ps prints blank pages
8566 - Deflate (ZIP) and JPEG codecs in libtiff missing
8942 - Incorrect URL in rpm information.

6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Linux 6.2:





7. Verification:

MD5 sum                           Package Name
15d2f3054aa43aff578e8fa858020191  6.2/SRPMS/libtiff-3.5.5-2.src.rpm
f9e1d080e87b8eb450ed6fa74bf1126a  6.2/alpha/libtiff-3.5.5-2.alpha.rpm
0b3565747bdf67eabc291ac162aa499e  6.2/alpha/libtiff-devel-3.5.5-2.alpha.rpm
5d6559c99851a146ad2727f4d500da22  6.2/i386/libtiff-3.5.5-2.i386.rpm
a5241ef6e8ef7212f31cbca1f44923d4  6.2/i386/libtiff-devel-3.5.5-2.i386.rpm
662f0a7d53e227c15b0e6ac0688db08f  6.2/sparc/libtiff-3.5.5-2.sparc.rpm
d26c0eaaa4d71665152d88ccc2711637  6.2/sparc/libtiff-devel-3.5.5-2.sparc.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat, Inc. for security.  Our key
is available at:

You can verify each package with the following command:
    rpm --checksig  <filename>

If you only wish to verify that each package has not been corrupted or
tampered with, examine only the md5sum with the following command:
    rpm --checksig --nogpg <filename>

8. References:


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