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Bug#380255: marked as forwarded (xpdf: Segmentation fault opening a pdf

Subject: Bug#380255: marked as forwarded xpdf: Segmentation fault opening a pdf file
From: Debian Bug Tracking System
Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2006 23:18:14 -0700
Your message dated Sat, 29 Jul 2006 15:41:22 +1000
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has caused the Debian Bug report #380255,
regarding xpdf: Segmentation fault opening a pdf file
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Subject: : Bug#380255: xpdf: Segmentation fault opening a pdf file]
From: Hamish Moffatt
Date: Sat, 29 Jul 2006 15:41:22 +1000
Hi Derek,

Here's a report of Xpdf crashing with an apparently corrupt PDF file.
I don't think it's serious but it would be nice if it didn't segfault.

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Subject: Bug#380255: xpdf: Segmentation fault opening a pdf file
Reply-To: Mathieu Malaterre <[email protected]>, [email protected]
From: Mathieu Malaterre <[email protected]>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <[email protected]>
Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2006 13:52:43 -0400

Package: xpdf-reader
Version: 3.01-9
Severity: important

when opening a particular pdf file, xpdf is crashing. PDF document is
available at:

$ gdb /usr/bin/xpdf.bin                                                         
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GDB is free software, covered by the GNU General Public License, and you are
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This GDB was configured as "i486-linux-gnu"...(no debugging symbols
Using host libthread_db library "/lib/tls/libthread_db.so.1".

(gdb) r itkQE_MR_0.pdf
Starting program: /usr/bin/xpdf.bin itkQE_MR_0.pdf
Warning: Cannot convert string
"-*-times-medium-r-normal--16-*-*-*-*-*-iso8859-1" to type FontStruct
Error (0): PDF file is damaged - attempting to reconstruct xref table...

Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
0xa7ebc13d in scan_token () from /usr/lib/libt1.so.5
(gdb) bt
#0  0xa7ebc13d in scan_token () from /usr/lib/libt1.so.5
#1  0xa7ebb77e in scan_token () from /usr/lib/libt1.so.5
#2  0xa7ebb5d8 in scan_token () from /usr/lib/libt1.so.5
#3  0xa7ebe067 in Type1Char () from /usr/lib/libt1.so.5
#4  0xa7eab62e in fontfcnB () from /usr/lib/libt1.so.5
#5  0xa7ecb3ed in T1_SetChar () from /usr/lib/libt1.so.5
#6  0xa7ed251f in T1_AASetChar () from /usr/lib/libt1.so.5
#23 0xa7940eb0 in __libc_start_main () from /lib/tls/libc.so.6
#24 0x0804c671 in ?? ()

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (989, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.16-2-686-smp
Locale: LANG=en_US, LC_CTYPE=en_US (charmap=ISO-8859-1)

Versions of packages xpdf-reader depends on:
ii  gsfonts               8.14+v8.11+urw-0.2 Fonts for the Ghostscript interpre
ii  lesstif2              1:0.94.4-2         OSF/Motif 2.1 implementation relea
ii  libc6                 2.3.6-15           GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libfreetype6          2.2.1-2            FreeType 2 font engine, shared lib
ii  libgcc1               1:4.1.1-5          GCC support library
ii  libice6               1:1.0.0-3          X11 Inter-Client Exchange library
ii  libpaper1             1.1.19             Library for handling paper charact
ii  libsm6                1:1.0.0-4          X11 Session Management library
ii  libstdc++6            4.1.1-5            The GNU Standard C++ Library v3
ii  libt1-5               5.1.0-2            Type 1 font rasterizer library - r
ii  libx11-6              2:1.0.0-7          X11 client-side library
ii  libxext6              1:1.0.0-4          X11 miscellaneous extension librar
ii  libxp6                1:1.0.0-1          X Printing Extension (Xprint) clie
ii  libxpm4               1:        X11 pixmap library
ii  libxt6                1:1.0.0-5          X11 toolkit intrinsics library
ii  xpdf-common           3.01-9             Portable Document Format (PDF) sui
ii  zlib1g                1:1.2.3-13         compression library - runtime

xpdf-reader recommends no packages.

-- no debconf information

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Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <[email protected]> <[email protected]>

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