libgif7 - A Library for Working with GIF Images

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Distribution openSUSE Leap 15.0
Repository openSUSE Oss all
Package name libgif7
Package version 5.1.4
Package release lp150.2.5
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Installed size 35.45 KB
Download size 28.91 KB
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This Library allows manipulating GIF Image files. Since the LZW patents
have expired, giflib can again be used instead of libungif.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libgif7 - - -


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/sbin/ldconfig - -


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libgif7 = 5.1.4-lp150.2.5
libgif7(x86-64) = 5.1.4-lp150.2.5


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Binary Package libgif7-5.1.4-lp150.2.5.x86_64.rpm
Source Package giflib-5.1.4-lp150.2.5.src.rpm

Install Howto

Install libgif7 rpm package:

# zypper install libgif7




2017-07-05 -
- Keep timestamps before patch updates them to fix build-compare
2016-05-13 -
- Added fix-autoconf11.patch for fixing build with older autoconf,
requires for SLE11.
2016-04-12 -
- Update to version 5.1.4
* Fix SF bug #94: giflib 5 loves to fail to load images... a LOT.
* Fix SF Bug #92: Fix buffer overread in gifbuild.
* Fix SF Bug #93: Add bounds check in gifbuild netscape2.0 path
* Fix SF Bug #89: Fix buffer overread in gifbuild.
- Removed patch:
* giflib-sf-88.patch
+ Integrated upstream
- Added patch:
* giflib-CVE-2016-3977.patch
- Fix CVE-2016-3977: heap buffer overflow in gif2rgb
2016-03-23 -
- Update to version 5.1.3
* Prevent malloc randomess from causing the header output routine
to emit a GIF89 version string even when no GIF89 features are
* Prevent malloc randomess from producing sporadic failures by causing
sanity checks added in 5.1.2 to misfire.
* Bulletproof gif2rgb against 0-height images. Addressed sf#78:
Heap overflow in gif2rgb with images of size 0, also sf#82.
* Remove unnecessary duplicate EGifClose() in gifcolor.c. Fixes sf#83
introduced in 5.1.2.
* Fix sf#84: incorrect return of DGifSlurp().
- Add giflib-sf-88.patch to fix sf#88
2016-01-19 -
- Update to version 5.1.2 (fixes CVE-2015-7555, bsc#960319)
* Code Fixes
+ Code hardening using reallocarray() from OpenBSD.
+ Sanity check in giffilter catches files with malformed
extension records. Fixes SourceForge bug #63: malformed gif
causes segfault in giffilter.
+ Inexpensive sanity check in DGifSlurp() catches malformed files
with  no image descriptor. Fixes SourceForge bug #64: malformed
gif causes crash in giftool.
+ Fix SourceForge bug #66: GifDrawBoxedText8x8() modifying
constant input parameter.
+ Bail out of GIF read on invalid pixel width. Addresses Savannah
bug #67: invalid shift in dgif_lib.c
+ Fix SourceForge bug #69: #69 Malformed: Gif file with no
extension block after a GRAPHICS_EXT_FUNC_CODE extension causes
segfault (in giftext).
+ Fix SourceForge bug #71: Buffer overwrite when giffixing a
malformed gif.
+ Fix SourceForge bug #73: Null pointer deference in gifclrmap
(only reachable with malformed GIF).
+ Fix SourceForge bug #74: Double free in gifsponge under 5.1,1,
for any valid gif image.
+ Fix SourceForge bug #75: GAGetArgs overflows due to uncounted
use of va_arg.
+ Sanity check in giffix catches some malformed files. Addresses
SourceForge bug #77: dgif_lib.c: extension processing error
- Modified patches:
* giflib-automake-1_13.patch
* giflib-visibility.patch
+ rediff to changed context
2015-01-15 -
- Cleanup a bit
- Remove obsolete sle10 deprecations
- Fix one tiny rpmlint warning
2015-01-14 -
- Update to version 5.1.1
+ Numerous minor fixes in getarg.c. Affects only the utilities, not the
core library.
+ Fix SourceForge bug #59 DGifOpen can segfault if DGifGetScreenDesc fails.
+ SourceForge patch #20: In gifalloc, fix usage of realloc() in case of failure.
+ Fix SourceForge bug #61 Leak in gifsponge.
+ glibtoolize port fix for OS X.
2014-05-30 -
- Update to new upstream release 5.1.0
* Minor API change to assist library wrappers in dynamic languages,
removal of the the gif2raw utility, and various minor fix patches
for unusual edge cases.
* API changes to functions:
GifErrorString returns const char *;
EGifGetGifVersion returns const char *;
EGifCloseFile takes another int *errorcode;
DGifCloseFile takes another int *errorcode;
2013-08-31 -
- Update to new upstream release 5.0.5 (bugfix release)
* This release sets the error return properly when a screen
descriptor read fails, and fixes minor API documentation bugs.

See Also

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