boinc does not runs anymore...

Bug #877717 reported by Elbarbudo
This bug affects 2 people
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boinc (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

when starting boinc, I get a buffer overflow....

patrice@internity:~$ boinc
18-Oct-2011 22:19:25 [---] Starting BOINC client version 6.12.33 for x86_64-pc-linux-gnu
18-Oct-2011 22:19:25 [---] log flags: file_xfer, sched_ops, task
18-Oct-2011 22:19:25 [---] Libraries: libcurl/7.21.6 OpenSSL/1.0.0e zlib/ libidn/1.22 librtmp/2.3
18-Oct-2011 22:19:25 [---] Data directory: /home/patrice
18-Oct-2011 22:19:25 [---] Processor: 2 GenuineIntel Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E5700 @ 3.00GHz [Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10]
18-Oct-2011 22:19:25 [---] Processor: 2.00 MB cache
18-Oct-2011 22:19:25 [---] Processor features: fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm pbe syscall nx lm constant_tsc arch_perfmon pebs bts rep_good nopl aperfmperf pni dtes64 monitor ds_cpl vmx est tm2 ssse3 cx16 xtp
18-Oct-2011 22:19:25 [---] OS: Linux: 3.0.0-12-generic
18-Oct-2011 22:19:25 [---] Memory: 3.83 GB physical, 19.00 MB virtual
18-Oct-2011 22:19:25 [---] Disk: 907.71 GB total, 393.82 GB free
18-Oct-2011 22:19:25 [---] Local time is UTC +2 hours
18-Oct-2011 22:19:25 [---] No usable GPUs found
18-Oct-2011 22:19:25 [---] No general preferences found - using BOINC defaults
18-Oct-2011 22:19:25 [---] Preferences:
18-Oct-2011 22:19:25 [---] max memory usage when active: 1963.33MB
18-Oct-2011 22:19:25 [---] max memory usage when idle: 3534.00MB
*** buffer overflow detected ***: boinc terminated

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: boinc 6.12.33+dfsg-1.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-12.20-generic 3.0.4
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-12-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu3
Architecture: amd64
Date: Tue Oct 18 22:19:43 2011
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - Release amd64 (20101007)
PackageArchitecture: all
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: boinc
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to oneiric on 2011-10-14 (4 days ago)

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Elbarbudo (patricearnal) wrote :
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Gianfranco Costamagna (costamagnagianfranco) wrote :

please try to wipe out the boinc config directory and try sudo apt-get purge boinc and apt-get install boinc again.


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

[Expired for boinc (Ubuntu) because there has been no activity for 60 days.]

Changed in boinc (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Expired
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