Simple Scan produces PDFs which do not conform to Adobe's published PDF specification.

Bug #662144 reported by Sandro Mani on 2010-10-17
This bug report is a duplicate of:  Bug #741628: simple-scan creates broken PDF's. Edit Remove
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Simple Scan

Bug Description

Saving a document scanned with SimpleScan and saving it as PDF, then rasterizing it to png with GhostScript yields the following error:
gs -dSAFER -dBATCH -dNOPAUSE -sDEVICE=pngalpha -sOutputFile=out.png -r300 Scanned\ Document.pdf
GPL Ghostscript 8.71 (2010-02-10)
Copyright (C) 2010 Artifex Software, Inc. All rights reserved.
This software comes with NO WARRANTY: see the file PUBLIC for details.
   **** Warning: An error occurred while reading an XREF table.
   **** The file has been damaged. This may have been caused
   **** by a problem while converting or transfering the file.
   **** Ghostscript will attempt to recover the data.
Processing pages 1 through 1.
Page 1

   **** This file had errors that were repaired or ignored.
   **** Please notify the author of the software that produced this
   **** file that it does not conform to Adobe's published PDF
   **** specification.

The affected file is attached.

Ubuntu 10.10 amd64
simple-scan 2.32.0-0ubuntu1
ghostscript 8.71.dfsg.2-0ubuntu7

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