Created attachment 520829 [details]
Description of problem:
The CUPS pstoraster filter can crash on some input.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.PPD=ZEBRA-workaround.ppd gs -dQUIET -dDEBUG -dPARANOIDSAFER -dNOPAUSE -dBATCH -dNOMEDIAATTRS -sDEVICE=cups -sstdout=/dev/null -sOUTPUTFILE=/dev/null pstops.ps
*** glibc detected *** gs: malloc(): memory corruption: 0x00000000027fcd20 ***
Normal program exit.
Attachments derived from bug #734764.
Attachments are actually derived from bug #733524. bug #734764 is not relevant.
I wasn't able to reproduce this on unpatched ghostscript-8.70.
I wasn't able to reproduce this with ghostscript-8.70-6.el6.x86_64 -- in other words, this is not a regression compared to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0.
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for
inclusion in the current release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Because the affected component is not scheduled to be updated
in the current release, Red Hat is unfortunately unable to
address this request at this time. Red Hat invites you to
ask your support representative to propose this request, if
appropriate and relevant, in the next release of Red Hat
Enterprise Linux. If you would like it considered as an
exception in the current release, please ask your support
This issue is another aspect of bug #643105.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 643105 ***