[gs-bugs] [Bug 690592] New: mupdf generates a malloc(3) abord with this pdf

bugs.ghostscript.com-bugzilla-daemon at ghostscript.com bugs.ghostscript.com-bugzilla-daemon at ghostscript.com
Thu Jul 2 11:45:06 PDT 2009


http://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=690592

           Summary: mupdf generates a malloc(3) abord with this pdf
           Product: MuPDF
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P4
         Component: fitz
        AssignedTo: tor.andersson at artifex.com
        ReportedBy: cloos at jhcloos.com
         QAContact: gs-bugs at ghostscript.com


When viewing the attached pdf with mupdf, glibc-2.9 (claims to) detect(s) a
memory corruption error during a call to malloc(3) and aborts.

Interestingly, running with MALLOC_CHECK_=1 or MALLOC_CHECK_=2 avoids the abort.

The malloc abort occurs in a call to fz_newname() with the string "PANTONE 7545
U".  I presume that is in 62 0 R.

It looks like something else, earlier, must set up the abort.

The only notable issue with the pdf is that it uses named spot colours and may
be, rather than a PDF generated by Illustrator, in Illustrator’s PDF-based save
format.



------- You are receiving this mail because: -------
You are the QA contact for the bug, or are watching the QA contact.



More information about the gs-bugs mailing list