Bug 247597

Summary: segfault when using pdf2ps
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Andrew Clayton <andrew>
Component: ghostscriptAssignee: Tim Waugh <twaugh>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 7CC: hdegoede, triage
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Hardware: x86_64   
OS: Linux   
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Fixed In Version: ghostscript-8.61-8 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Description Andrew Clayton 2007-07-10 05:38:53 EDT
Description of problem:

When trying to convert

http://www.gosecure.ca/SecInfo/library/WebApplication/OWASPGuide2.0.1.pdf

to a postscript file with pdf2ps

I get a segmentation fault.

pdftops (from poppler-utils-0.5.4-7.fc7.x86_64) works fine.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

ghostscript-8.15.4-3.fc7.x86_64
ghostscript-8.15.4-3.fc7.i386


How reproducible:

100%


Steps to Reproduce:

1. Download the pdf
2. pdf2ps OWASPGuide2.0.1.pdf owasp.ps
3.
  

Actual results:

Segmentation fault


Expected results:

owasp.ps


Additional info:

System is an AMD64 (running 64bit Fedora 7).
Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2007-07-10 07:22:30 EDT
I couldn't reproduce this on i386 with ghostscript-8.15.4-3.fc7.  Perhaps it's
an problem that only shows up on x86-64.
Comment 2 Andrew Clayton 2007-07-10 08:23:09 EDT
Just tried it on my x86 FC6 machine (ghostscript-8.15.4-1.fc6) and it worked fine.
Comment 3 Hans de Goede 2007-09-19 13:53:21 EDT
I've just tried to reproduce this with rawhide on an x86_64 machine and it works
fine, so I guess the new ghostscript 8.60 in rawhide
(ghostscript-8.60-2.fc8.x86_64) has this fixed.
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Comment 5 Andrew Clayton 2008-05-14 11:57:43 EDT
Oh, I forgot about this, yes this works now... Fedora 8.