abiword crashed with SIGABRT in __assert_fail_base()

Bug #953502 reported by shylock on 2012-03-12
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This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
abiword (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

Crashed when I opened an odt file, selecting a word in text. I'm using the latest version of abiword 2.9.2 in Precise Pangolin. My pc is an hp zv6000 with an external monitor hp w1907v.This bug does not present opening Abiword an after open the file in question. Specifically Abiword crashes selecting the word gnumeric. The selecting operation was made using a synaptics touchpad. File attached.

+ Not reproducible in Xubuntu.

lsb_release -rd
Description: Ubuntu precise (development branch)
Release: 12.04

apt-cache policy abiword
abiword:
  Installed: 2.9.2+svn20120213-1
  Candidate: 2.9.2+svn20120213-1
  Version table:
 *** 2.9.2+svn20120213-1 0
        500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/universe i386 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: abiword 2.9.2+svn20120213-1
Uname: Linux 3.2.9-030209-generic i686
ApportVersion: 1.94.1-0ubuntu2
Architecture: i386
CheckboxSubmission: e40cb01c3592f595771ed7b1509d70f4
CheckboxSystem: b845c366ea09c60efa3a45c1b5b21525
Date: Mon Mar 12 18:42:04 2012
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/abiword
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Alpha i386 (20120223.1)
ProcCmdline: abiword /home/fabio/Documenti/installazione\ hostname.odt
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=it_IT.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
Signal: 6
SourcePackage: abiword
StacktraceTop:
 raise () from /lib/i386-linux-gnu/libc.so.6
 abort () from /lib/i386-linux-gnu/libc.so.6
 ?? () from /lib/i386-linux-gnu/libc.so.6
 __assert_fail () from /lib/i386-linux-gnu/libc.so.6
 ?? () from /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libcairo.so.2
Title: abiword crashed with SIGABRT in raise()
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo

shylock (fabio-bre) wrote :
visibility: private → public

StacktraceTop:
 __assert_fail_base (fmt=0xb4f11698 <Address 0xb4f11698 out of bounds>, assertion=0xb638d8a9 "! surface->finished", file=0xb638d640 "/build/buildd/cairo-1.10.2/src/cairo-surface.c", line=385, function=0xb638dae0 "_cairo_surface_begin_modification") at assert.c:94
 __GI___assert_fail (assertion=0xb638d8a9 "! surface->finished", file=0xb638d640 "/build/buildd/cairo-1.10.2/src/cairo-surface.c", line=385, function=0xb638dae0 "_cairo_surface_begin_modification") at assert.c:103
 _cairo_surface_begin_modification (surface=0x9a6bdd8) at /build/buildd/cairo-1.10.2/src/cairo-surface.c:385
 _cairo_surface_paint (clip=0xbffcd278, source=0xbffcd198, op=<optimized out>, surface=0x9a6bdd8) at /build/buildd/cairo-1.10.2/src/cairo-surface.c:2019
 _cairo_surface_paint (surface=0x9a6bdd8, op=CAIRO_OPERATOR_OVER, source=0xbffcd198, clip=0xbffcd278) at /build/buildd/cairo-1.10.2/src/cairo-surface.c:1993

Changed in abiword (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
summary: - abiword crashed with SIGABRT in raise()
+ abiword crashed with SIGABRT in __assert_fail_base()
tags: removed: need-i386-retrace

shylock, thank you for reporting this bug and helping make Ubuntu better. Please answer the following questions:
+ Could you please attach the document installazione hostname.odt, that when you selected a word, demonstrates this problem?
+ What word specifically did you select?

Changed in abiword (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
shylock (fabio-bre) wrote :
description: updated

Not reproducible in Xubuntu.

lsb_release -rd
Description: Ubuntu precise (development branch)
Release: 12.04

apt-cache policy abiword
abiword:
  Installed: 2.9.2+svn20120213-1
  Candidate: 2.9.2+svn20120213-1
  Version table:
 *** 2.9.2+svn20120213-1 0
        500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/universe i386 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

Changed in abiword (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → New
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in abiword (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
dgm (dgm-acm) wrote :

I have seen a variant of this bug - open abiword, type some text (approximately 20 lines), save file, select text with ctrl-A and copy with ctrl-c and program will exit.

Error is not apparent with small three to four line files

description: updated
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