See upstream bugs http://icedtea.classpath.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1319 and http://icedtea.classpath.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1303. A patch is already on its way into the next releases.
Created attachment 338924 [details, diff]
Pass a pointer to an integer when using giflib5
this is fixed with the latest available versions of icedtea in the tree, iirc.
(In reply to comment #2)
> this is fixed with the latest available versions of icedtea in the tree,
looks like the fix was merged into the 2.3 branch after the 2.3.8 release.
No, it was in 2.3.7:
It had to be fixed in 2.3.8 because the patch we were given was buggy. 1.x needs that fix too and it'll be in this coming week's security update.