synaptic crashed with SIGSEGV in pkgAcqArchive::pkgAcqArchive()

Bug #408459 reported by Dutch on 2009-08-03
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This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
apt (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

Binary package hint: synaptic

During the installation of a vast amount of packages in Karmic (9.10) the synaptics package manager crashed.

ProblemType: Crash
Architecture: amd64
Date: Mon Aug 3 17:57:03 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
ExecutablePath: /usr/sbin/synaptic
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: synaptic 0.62.7ubuntu2
ProcCmdline: /usr/sbin/synaptic
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-4.23-generic
SegvAnalysis:
 Segfault happened at: 0x7f4172584243 <_ZN13pkgAcqArchiveC1EP10pkgAcquireP13pkgSourceListP10pkgRecordsRKN8pkgCache11VerIteratorERSs+275>: mov (%rax),%ebx
 PC (0x7f4172584243) ok
 source "(%rax)" (0x7f4387456000) not located in a known VMA region (needed readable region)!
 destination "%ebx" ok
SegvReason: reading unknown VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: synaptic
StacktraceTop:
 pkgAcqArchive::pkgAcqArchive(pkgAcquire*, pkgSourceList*, pkgRecords*, pkgCache::VerIterator const&, std::string&) ()
 pkgPackageManager::GetArchives(pkgAcquire*, pkgSourceList*, pkgRecords*) () from /usr/lib/libapt-pkg-libc6.9-6.so.4.7
 ?? ()
 ?? ()
 ?? ()
Title: synaptic crashed with SIGSEGV in pkgAcqArchive::pkgAcqArchive()
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-4-generic x86_64
UserGroups:

Dutch (roel) wrote :

StacktraceTop:pkgAcqArchive (this=0x26b2490, Owner=<value optimized out>,
pkgPackageManager::GetArchives (this=0x23a4990,
RPackageLister::getDetailedSummary (this=0x11cf320,
RGSummaryWindow::buildLabel (me=0x7fff0232e630)
RGSummaryWindow (this=0x7fff0232e630,

Changed in synaptic (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :

From the stacktrace
StacktraceTop:
 pkgAcqArchive::pkgAcqArchive(pkgAcquire*, pkgSourceList*, pkgRecords*, pkgCache::VerIterator const&, std::string&) ()
 pkgPackageManager::GetArchives(pkgAcquire*, pkgSourceList*, pkgRecords*) () from /usr/lib/libapt-pkg-libc6.9-6.so.4.7

Looks like an apt issue. reaffecting

summary: - synaptics crashed during installation of packages
+ synaptic crashed with SIGSEGV in pkgAcqArchive::pkgAcqArchive()
visibility: private → public
affects: synaptic (Ubuntu) → apt (Ubuntu)
Julian Andres Klode (juliank) wrote :

As this bug is some years old, and there has been some work in this area in the mean time, I am closing it. If this bug can be reproduced in natty, please reopen it. If this happened to be an invalid cache file, please set it as a duplicate of 16467. Thank you!

Changed in apt (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
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