bugunrtf - Bugs: bug #27909, Certain RTF Formatting causes...


bug #27909: Certain RTF Formatting causes unrtf to hang

Submitted by:  Brian Johnson <serversage>
Submitted on:  Mon 02 Nov 2009 08:53:59 AM UTC  
Votes:  10  
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  None
Status:  Fixed Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  Jean-Francois Dockes <medoc> Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  None

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Tue 16 Dec 2014 09:19:31 AM UTC, comment #1:

Thanks, fixed by 62bc22938b0b

Jean-Francois Dockes <medoc>
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Mon 02 Nov 2009 08:53:59 AM UTC, original submission:

We have come across a few documents that cause unrtf to hang. We have tried running unrtf on these files with version 0.19.2 as well as the newest 0.21.0. The command we are running is:

And here is a sample of the RTF that seems to cause the hang:

The version of 0.19.2 that was used is the default that came with Ubuntu 8.04. The version of 0.21.0 that was used was compiled from source on a stock Ubuntu 8.04.

I'm not sure what other information might be needed, but if more is required I can certainly provide it.

Brian Johnson <serversage>


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file #18979:  Example.rtf added by serversage (80B - application/rtf - Example RTF file that causes unrtf to hang)


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    2014-12-16 medoc StatusNone => Fixed
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    2009-11-02 serversage Attached File- => Added Example.rtf, #18979

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