Bug#508681: evince: Evince crashes on a PDF document, XPDF works fine.

Vladimir Z vladimir.zhuravlev at utoronto.ca
Sun Dec 14 02:01:37 UTC 2008

Package: evince
Version: 2.22.2-4~lenny1
Severity: normal

Evince crashes while trying to display
Xpdf opens it just fine. 

here is gdb output:

gdb evince
GNU gdb 6.8-debian
Copyright (C) 2008 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.  Type "show copying"
and "show warranty" for details.
This GDB was configured as "x86_64-linux-gnu"...
(no debugging symbols found)
(gdb) run
Starting program: /usr/bin/evince 
[Thread debugging using libthread_db enabled]
(no debugging symbols found)
[New Thread 0x7f74eeaf0780 (LWP 22412)]
[New Thread 0x41b80950 (LWP 22416)]
(no debugging symbols found)

Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
[Switching to Thread 0x41b80950 (LWP 22416)]
0x00007f74e5c64366 in Form::findWidgetByRef () from /usr/lib/libpoppler.so.3
(gdb) bt
#0  0x00007f74e5c64366 in Form::findWidgetByRef ()
   from /usr/lib/libpoppler.so.3
#1  0x00007f74e5c577e7 in AnnotWidget::initialize ()
   from /usr/lib/libpoppler.so.3
#2  0x00007f74e5c57aab in AnnotWidget::AnnotWidget ()
   from /usr/lib/libpoppler.so.3
#3  0x00007f74e5c59c32 in Annots::createAnnot () from /usr/lib/libpoppler.so.3
#4  0x00007f74e5c59ee8 in Annots::Annots () from /usr/lib/libpoppler.so.3
#5  0x00007f74e5cbc731 in Page::displaySlice () from /usr/lib/libpoppler.so.3
#6  0x00007f74eac38b4f in ?? () from /usr/lib/libpoppler-glib.so.3
#7  0x00007f74e2123b06 in ?? ()
   from /usr/lib/evince/backends/libpdfdocument.so
#8  0x000000000041f8ab in ?? ()
#9  0x000000000041dc53 in ?? ()
#10 0x000000000041e1aa in ?? ()
#11 0x00007f74e9577454 in ?? () from /usr/lib/libglib-2.0.so.0
#12 0x00007f74e92fffc7 in start_thread () from /lib/libpthread.so.0
#13 0x00007f74e90755ad in clone () from /lib/libc.so.6
#14 0x0000000000000000 in ?? ()

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages evince depends on:
ii  gconf2                 2.22.0-1          GNOME configuration database syste
ii  gnome-icon-theme       2.22.0-1          GNOME Desktop icon theme
ii  libart-2.0-2           2.3.20-2          Library of functions for 2D graphi
ii  libatk1.0-0            1.22.0-1          The ATK accessibility toolkit
ii  libbonobo2-0           2.22.0-1          Bonobo CORBA interfaces library
ii  libbonoboui2-0         2.22.0-1          The Bonobo UI library
ii  libc6                  2.7-16            GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libcairo2              1.6.4-7           The Cairo 2D vector graphics libra
ii  libdbus-1-3            1.2.1-4           simple interprocess messaging syst
ii  libdbus-glib-1-2       0.76-1            simple interprocess messaging syst
ii  libdjvulibre21         3.5.20-8+lenny0   Runtime support for the DjVu image
ii  libgcc1                1:4.3.2-1         GCC support library
ii  libgconf2-4            2.22.0-1          GNOME configuration database syste
ii  libglade2-0            1:2.6.2-1         library to load .glade files at ru
ii  libglib2.0-0           2.16.6-1          The GLib library of C routines
ii  libgnome-keyring0      2.22.3-2          GNOME keyring services library
ii  libgnome2-0          The GNOME 2 library - runtime file
ii  libgnomecanvas2-0        A powerful object-oriented display
ii  libgnomeui-0         The GNOME 2 libraries (User Interf
ii  libgnomevfs2-0         1:2.22.0-5        GNOME Virtual File System (runtime
ii  libgtk2.0-0            2.12.11-4         The GTK+ graphical user interface 
ii  libice6                2:1.0.4-1         X11 Inter-Client Exchange library
ii  libjpeg62              6b-14             The Independent JPEG Group's JPEG 
ii  libkpathsea4           2007.dfsg.2-4     TeX Live: path search library for 
ii  libnautilus-extension1 2.20.0-7          libraries for nautilus components 
ii  liborbit2              1:2.14.13-0.1     libraries for ORBit2 - a CORBA ORB
ii  libpango1.0-0          1.20.5-3          Layout and rendering of internatio
ii  libpoppler-glib3       0.8.7-1           PDF rendering library (GLib-based 
ii  libpopt0               1.14-4            lib for parsing cmdline parameters
ii  libsm6                 2:1.0.3-2         X11 Session Management library
ii  libspectre1            0.2.0.ds-1        Library for rendering Postscript d
ii  libstdc++6             4.3.2-1           The GNU Standard C++ Library v3
ii  libtiff4               3.8.2-11          Tag Image File Format (TIFF) libra
ii  libx11-6               2:1.1.5-2         X11 client-side library
ii  libxml2                2.6.32.dfsg-5     GNOME XML library
ii  shared-mime-info       0.30-2            FreeDesktop.org shared MIME databa
ii  zlib1g                 1: compression library - runtime

Versions of packages evince recommends:
ii  dbus-x11                      1.2.1-4    simple interprocess messaging syst

Versions of packages evince suggests:
pn  poppler-data                  <none>     (no description available)
ii  unrar                         1:3.8.2-1  Unarchiver for .rar files (non-fre

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