Bug #1346383 reported by errors.ubuntu.com bug bridge on 2014-07-21
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
apport (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

The Ubuntu Error Tracker has been receiving reports about a problem regarding apport. This problem was most recently seen with version 2.14.4-0ubuntu2, the problem page at https://errors.ubuntu.com/problem/1bba7b68c8ff3370890bc9ebeefcfd7ec0287988 contains more details.

Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

Here's the Traceback from the crash:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/apport/whoopsie-upload-all", line 137, in <module>
    stamps = collect_info()
  File "/usr/share/apport/whoopsie-upload-all", line 88, in collect_info
    res = process_report(r)
  File "/usr/share/apport/whoopsie-upload-all", line 71, in process_report
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/apport/fileutils.py", line 119, in mark_report_upload
    with open(upload, 'a'):
PermissionError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/var/crash/_usr_bin_unity8.32011.upload'

Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :
Changed in apport (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
Chris Gagnon (chris.gagnon) wrote :

I think this might be invalid, was running /usr/share/apport/whoopsie-upload-all without being root.

Chris Gagnon (chris.gagnon) wrote :

I was too quick with invalid, it should handle the error with "you must be root to upload this file"

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