[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: {tiff/libtiff5/libtiff-devel/tiff-doc/tiff-opengl}-3.9.6-1

Charles Wilson cygwin@cwilson.fastmail.fm
Tue Aug 21 12:07:00 GMT 2012

The tiff package provides libraries and utilities for manipulating
TIFF image files.

This is a security update.

[[ compiled using gcc-4.5.3-3 ]]

CHANGES (since 3.9.4-1)
o Update to latest upstream release. See:
  + http://libtiff.maptools.org/v3.9.5.html
  + http://libtiff.maptools.org/v3.9.6.html
o Include security fixes for:
  + CVE-2012-1173
  + CVE-2012-2088
  + CVE-2012-2113
  + CVE-2012-3401
o Revert breakage in tiffdump introduced by 3.9.5 (which was not
  released as a cygwin package). This has been reported upstream
  but...has seen no activity.
o Added -debuginfo package
o No longer build static libraries, per cygwin policy.

Charles Wilson
volunteer tiff maintainer for cygwin


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