Bug 214029 - Bad svg file causes nautilus to crash continuously
Bad svg file causes nautilus to crash continuously
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: librsvg2 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Carl Worth
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2006-11-04 15:43 EST by Matthias Clasen
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 5.0.0
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Last Closed: 2006-12-04 01:09:21 EST
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Description Matthias Clasen 2006-11-04 15:43:59 EST
Put the following into the file ~/Desktop/foo.svg:

                <polygon id="buggy" />

        <g id="buggy">
                <use xlink:href="#buggy" />

and watch nautilus crash in a loop.

This was originally filed as http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=361267
and is fixed in librsvg 2.16.1. Since librsvg 2.16.1 contains some more
important bugfixes besides this one, I recommend to update to 2.16.1 before
Comment 1 RHEL Product and Program Management 2006-11-04 16:04:37 EST
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux release.  Product Management has requested further review
of this request by Red Hat Engineering.  This request is not yet committed for
inclusion in release.
Comment 2 Matthias Clasen 2006-11-06 12:06:44 EST
fix in librsvg2-2.16.1-1.el5, r-e mail sent
Comment 3 Nicole Dai 2006-11-09 01:23:01 EST
Reproduced the bug in librsvg2-2.16.0-2.fc6 and verified it has been fixed in
librsvg2-2.16.1-1.el5. The bug will be resolved when the package is added to the
Comment 4 Xiaohong Wang 2006-12-04 01:09:21 EST
librsvg2-2.16.1-1.el5 has been included in RHEL5-Client-20061201.0, so resolve
this bug.

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