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Date: Wed, 5 Oct 2016 19:33:31 +0200
From: Hanno Böck <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request - multiple ghostscript -dSAFER
 sandbox problems

On Wed, 5 Oct 2016 12:24:46 -0500 (CDT)
Bob Friesenhahn <> wrote:

> There is only one open-sourced Postscript interpreter (Ghostscript) 
> that I am aware of.

That's unfortunate.

> There are perhaps two open-sourced PDF interpreters available 
> (Ghostscript and derivatives of 'xpdf' like 'poppler').

There's two more from the browser world: pdfium and PDF.js.

Hanno Böck

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