Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 486885
evince dumping garbage
Last modified: 2013-04-02 00:22:41 EDT
Created attachment 332878 [details]
While processing a .pdf file (possibly corrupted)
rpm -q evince
dump some unescaped unprintable characters to terminal what makes:
1. terminal constantly beeping.
2. terminal gets to a state where regular characters cannot be read.
3. I heard some special characters may go to command line buffer, so it may be possible to execute a code.
beeping and garbage in terminal
Created attachment 332879 [details]
.pdf which make evince to break terminal
Created attachment 332880 [details]
another .pdf breaking terminal
get constant beeping and terminal in unusable state.
Similar effect can be achieved by doing
When doing Ctl-C
the terminal can go to some unusable state, where nothing can be read.
The only way to fix -
do cat /bin/* once again and try to find a moment when Ctl-C
to have working terminal.
May be a terminal should also be fixed, thus unprintable characters
would not send it to unsuable state?
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.
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