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  1. PDFBox
  2. PDFBOX-2885

NPE in PDNonTerminalField.getChildren()

    Details

    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 2.0.0
    • Fix Version/s: 2.0.0
    • Component/s: AcroForm
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      Description

      java.lang.NullPointerException
      	at org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.interactive.form.PDNonTerminalField.getChildren(PDNonTerminalField.java:130)
      	at org.apache.pdfbox.preflight.process.AcroFormValidationProcess.validateField(AcroFormValidationProcess.java:196)
      	at org.apache.pdfbox.preflight.process.AcroFormValidationProcess.exploreFields(AcroFormValidationProcess.java:114)
      	at org.apache.pdfbox.preflight.process.AcroFormValidationProcess.validate(AcroFormValidationProcess.java:64)
      	at org.apache.pdfbox.preflight.utils.ContextHelper.callValidation(ContextHelper.java:84)
      	at org.apache.pdfbox.preflight.utils.ContextHelper.validateElement(ContextHelper.java:122)
      	at org.apache.pdfbox.preflight.PreflightDocument.validate(PreflightDocument.java:163)
      	at com.mycompany.preflightmasstest.PreflightChecker.run(PreflightChecker.java:52)
      	at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(Unknown Source)
      	at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(Unknown Source)
      	at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)
      

      The "field" / annotation that makes the problem is at "36 0 o", it is the link annotation.

      From my understanding, this is an incorrect PDF, a link annotation isn't a field. I tried returning just null, that change works with preflight.

      1. 437113.pdf
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        Tilman Hausherr

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        jahewson John Hewson added a comment -

        Indeed, a link annotation isn't a field.

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        jahewson John Hewson added a comment - Indeed, a link annotation isn't a field.
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        jira-bot ASF subversion and git services added a comment -

        Commit 1691261 from John Hewson in branch 'pdfbox/trunk'
        [ https://svn.apache.org/r1691261 ]

        PDFBOX-2885: Handle erroneous non-field objects in AcroForms

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        jira-bot ASF subversion and git services added a comment - Commit 1691261 from John Hewson in branch 'pdfbox/trunk' [ https://svn.apache.org/r1691261 ] PDFBOX-2885 : Handle erroneous non-field objects in AcroForms

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          • Assignee:
            jahewson John Hewson
            Reporter:
            tilman Tilman Hausherr
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