Bug 443556 - evince- crashes displaying attached pdf
evince- crashes displaying attached pdf
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: evince (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Kristian Høgsberg
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-04-22 03:53 EDT by archimerged Ark submedes
Modified: 2009-06-10 04:37 EDT (History)
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My downloaded copy of http://www.physics.nist.gov/Pubs/SP330/sp330.pdf (1.08 MB, application/pdf)
2008-04-22 03:58 EDT, archimerged Ark submedes
no flags Details
emacs *gud-evince* buffer (16.19 KB, text/plain)
2008-04-22 04:01 EDT, archimerged Ark submedes
no flags Details
output of rpm -qa (45.55 KB, text/plain)
2008-04-22 04:03 EDT, archimerged Ark submedes
no flags Details

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Description archimerged Ark submedes 2008-04-22 03:53:32 EDT
Description of problem:

evince crashes (bad free) while paging through the attached document,

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
rawhide 2004-04-18
.treeinfo timestamp = 1208542718.82

How reproducible: very.  

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  evince sp330.pdf
2.  press PageDown 5 or 6 times...
3.  evince crashes.  gdb output with debuginfo attached.
Actual results:

Expected results:
be able to read the document

Additional info:
Will create attachments.
Comment 1 archimerged Ark submedes 2008-04-22 03:58:18 EDT
Created attachment 303278 [details]
My downloaded copy of http://www.physics.nist.gov/Pubs/SP330/sp330.pdf

The actual copy I was trying to read, just in case it changes on the web or in
the unlikely event I have a corrupted copy.
Comment 2 archimerged Ark submedes 2008-04-22 04:01:50 EDT
Created attachment 303280 [details]
emacs *gud-evince* buffer

I loaded all the debuginfo files, but most data was optimized out anyway...
Comment 3 archimerged Ark submedes 2008-04-22 04:03:01 EDT
Created attachment 303281 [details]
output of rpm -qa
Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 05:55:23 EDT
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
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Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 20:21:31 EDT
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Comment 6 petrosyan 2009-06-10 04:37:08 EDT
this bug has been fixed in Fedora 11, evince-2.26.1-1.fc11

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