Bug#536871: texlive-base-bin: dvipdft crashes with floating point exception
On 13.01.10 Sascha Silbe (email@example.com) wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 13, 2009 at 12:14:10AM +0100, Hilmar Preusse wrote:
> >8.64 (and greater) is meanwhile in testing. In theory we could
> >close the bug. On the other hand dvipdft is not expected to
> >crash, one could assume this to be an security issue.
> >What do you think?
> It still occurs for me on lenny (8.62.dfsg.1-3.2lenny1), so it's at
> least a regular bug and I tend to agree on the potential for a
> security issue. It's quite likely there are automated systems
> (print servers come to my mind) processing user-provided postscript
> content with ghostscript.
Got your point.
Please note that you're the only one who is able to reproduce the
problem (until now). On the other hand I don't know how many people
meanwhile tried to reproduce it. Further it doesn't look like a
I guess there are no similar problems for other programs on that
specific box, so we can rule out hardware issues, right?
Please confirm, I suggest to contact the gs maintainer then.