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Re: ghostscript and evince/libspectre problem

On Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 11:09:54PM -0400, Roberto C. Sánchez wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 25, 2016 at 09:54:01PM +0200, Salvatore Bonaccorso wrote:
> > Hi Roberto
> > 
> > Could you double-check/confirm if you see the same
> > https://bugs.debian.org/840691 in wheezy? Note although the bug is
> > still assigned to ghostscript I think the problem uncovered is
> > actually in libspectre as noted in the bug log. But I wonder if you
> > see the same issues in wheezy now that ghostscript is updated there.
> > 
> Salvatore,
> Here is what I found:
>  - On Jessie, evince segfaults on AIM-864.ps with both ghostscript
>    packages at versions 9.06~dfsg-2+deb8u2 and 9.06~dfsg-2+deb8u3
>    (this is clearly different for me than what is in the bug reports)
>  - On Wheezy, evince renders AIM-864.ps with ghostscript packages at
>    version 9.06~dfsg-2+deb8u2, but segfaults with ghostscript packages
>    at version 9.06~dfsg-2+deb8u3
>  - In all cases, gv renders the document correctly
> I believe that the short answer to your question is, "yes the same issue
> occurs in wheezy."
> Do you plan to address this issue, or is there something that I can to
> do help speed the process along?

Salvatore mentioned that the same bug occurs when unstable has the security 
patches merged (which hasn't happened so far :-/), so this needs to be reported


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