Evince crashes with segmentation fault

Bug #1320132 reported by Jens Herrmann on 2014-05-16
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
evince (Ubuntu)
High
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Bug Description

1. Open the pdf attached
2. See evince crashing with segmentation fault

I tried to deliver a backtrace but failed. Behaviour is somewhat different in gdb - evince freezes now and does not crash. When I close evince and get back to the terminal I am not able to type anything in the command line. CTRC+C does not help.
This is how far I got:

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Reading symbols from evince...(no debugging symbols found)...done.
(gdb) sdhandle SIG33 pass nostop noprint
Signal Stop Print Pass to program Description
SIG33 No No Yes Real-time event 33
(gdb) set pagination 0
(gdb) run
Starting program: /usr/bin/evince
[Thread debugging using libthread_db enabled]
Using host libthread_db library "/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libthread_db.so.1".
[New Thread 0x7f0453194700 (LWP 25150)]
[New Thread 0x7f0452786700 (LWP 25151)]
[New Thread 0x7f0451f85700 (LWP 25152)]
[New Thread 0x7f0451784700 (LWP 25153)]
[New Thread 0x7f042d761700 (LWP 25154)]
[Thread 0x7f042d761700 (LWP 25154) exited]
[New Thread 0x7f042d761700 (LWP 25158)]
[Thread 0x7f042d761700 (LWP 25158) exited]
[New Thread 0x7f042d761700 (LWP 25162)]
[New Thread 0x7f04274ce700 (LWP 25163)]
[New Thread 0x7f0426ccd700 (LWP 25164)]
[Thread 0x7f04274ce700 (LWP 25163) exited]
[Thread 0x7f0426ccd700 (LWP 25164) exited]

Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
[Switching to Thread 0x7f042d761700 (LWP 25162)]
0x00007f045c8effd5 in ?? () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libcairo.so.2
(gdb)

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: evince 3.10.3-0ubuntu10
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-24.47-generic 3.13.9
Uname: Linux 3.13.0-24-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.1
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: XFCE
Date: Fri May 16 09:51:48 2014
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-11-26 (170 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Xubuntu 13.10 "Saucy Salamander" - Release amd64 (20131016)
SourcePackage: evince
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to trusty on 2014-04-22 (23 days ago)

Jens Herrmann (bugs-u) wrote :
Jens Herrmann (bugs-u) wrote :

I have now managed to generate a backtrace based on another pdf file (attached). Anything else I can provide?

Jens Herrmann (bugs-u) wrote :
Jens Herrmann (bugs-u) wrote :

another example

Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. The issue you are reporting is an upstream one and it would be nice if somebody having it could send the bug to the developers of the software by following the instructions at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bugs/Upstream/GNOME. If you have done so, please tell us the number of the upstream bug (or the link), so we can add a bugwatch that will inform us about its status. Thanks in advance.

Changed in evince (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
Jens Herrmann (bugs-u) wrote :

Thanks for your advice. I have now opened the bug on bugzilla as well.

Bug 733402 - https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=733402

tags: removed: apparmor
Germán Poo-Caamaño (gpoo) wrote :

This bug was in Poppler and it is already fixed.

See https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=81624

madbiologist (me-again) wrote :

This fix is in poppler 0.26.4. Any chance of getting this into Utopic?

Jens Herrmann (bugs-u) wrote :

Seems to be fixed in evince 3.14.1 which came with 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn). I change to status to 'Fix Released'.

Changed in evince (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
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