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Bug 21735 - pdf2ps segfaults on encrypted pdf
pdf2ps segfaults on encrypted pdf
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: ghostscript (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Crutcher Dunnavant
Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2000-12-05 06:01 EST by Phil Venton
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:30 EDT (History)
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Description Phil Venton 2000-12-05 06:01:02 EST
When trying to convert a PDF document to lvl2 PostScript, pdf2ps exits with

The document in question contains encrypted components (the document owner
information).  The updated pdf_sec.ps file for Ghostcript was downloaded
and installed from:


For reference, the document being converted was the "Securing and
Optimising Linux: Red Hat Edition" guide, from linuxdoc.org.

Segfault has been reproduced on two seperate boxen.  Kernel 2.4.0-0.26smp.
Comment 1 Crutcher Dunnavant 2001-08-02 18:26:29 EDT
this is fixed in rawhide.

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