vlc crashed with SIGSEGV in __strcpy_chk()

Bug #970650 reported by Tom rooze.sen on 2012-04-01
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
alsa-lib (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

ERROR: apport (pid 1960) Sun Apr 1 10:04:42 2012: called for pid 1946, signal 11
ERROR: apport (pid 1960) Sun Apr 1 10:04:42 2012: executable: /usr/bin/vlc (command line "/usr/bin/vlc")
ERROR: apport (pid 1960) Sun Apr 1 10:04:42 2012: gdbus call error: Error: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown: The name org.gnome.SessionManager was not provided by any .service files

ERROR: apport (pid 1960) Sun Apr 1 10:04:42 2012: debug: session gdbus call:
ERROR: apport (pid 1960) Sun Apr 1 10:04:48 2012: wrote report /var/crash/_usr_bin_vlc.1000.crash
Xubuntu 12.04 LTS daily built 31 Maart 2012.
PC HP:Moederbord = Narra2 Asustek Computer INC.
Processor AMD Athlon 64 x 2 Dualcore 5000+ 2 x 2.8 GHZ.
Grafische kaart ATI Radeon HD 2400Pro.
To configure VLC (settings) , as always, nothing specials.
Grtz Tom Rooze.sen.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: vlc-nox 2.0.1-3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-21.34-generic 3.2.13
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-21-generic i686
ApportVersion: 2.0-0ubuntu2
Architecture: i386
Date: Sun Apr 1 10:04:42 2012
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/vlc
InstallationMedia: Xubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Beta i386 (20120331)
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/vlc
SegvReason: reading NULL VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: vlc
Title: vlc crashed with SIGSEGV in __strcpy_chk()
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups: adm audio cdrom dialout dip fax floppy fuse lpadmin netdev plugdev sambashare scanner sudo tape video

Tom rooze.sen (tomrooze-sen) wrote :
Changed in vlc (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-i386-retrace
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in vlc (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Benjamin Drung (bdrung) wrote :

Bug description from the duplicate bug:
While playing a file: Tools -> Prefernces -> Audio => hang-up & crash.

visibility: private → public
Rémi Denis-Courmont (rdenis) wrote :

This is a crash within libasound...

affects: vlc (Ubuntu) → alsa-lib (Ubuntu)
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