segfault in filesdbinit()

Bug #214158 reported by furtaxi on 2008-04-08
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
dpkg (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: dpkg

When i open a Video from cinelerra, or any menu, the mouse not responding to click , and i force to quit to program.
Firefox restart frequently, or crashes completely.
In the updating packages, the program crashes, and call to apreport.
(Sorry for my poor english)

ProblemType: Crash
Architecture: i386
Date: Tue Apr 8 21:16:58 2008
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.04
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/dpkg
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: dpkg
PackageArchitecture: i386
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/dpkg --status-fd 45 --unpack --auto-deconfigure /var/cache/apt/archives/apt_0.7.9ubuntu16_i386.deb
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: dpkg
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Title: dpkg crashed with SIGSEGV
Uname: Linux 2.6.24-15-generic i686
 Segfault happened at: 0x8052930 <geteuid@plt+31892>: movl $0x0,0x14(%eax)
 PC (0x08052930) ok
 source "$0x0" ok
 destination "0x14(%eax)" (0x0d016f50) not located in a known VMA region (needed writable region)!
SegvReason: writing unknown VMA

furtaxi (rrsemail-ubuntu) wrote :

StacktraceTop:process_archive (filename=0xbfaddd58 "/var/cache/apt/archives/apt_0.7.9ubuntu16_i386.deb")
archivefiles (argv=0xbfadbf08) at ../../src/archives.c:1192
main (argc=6, argv=0xbfadbf08) at ../../src/main.c:639

Changed in dpkg:
importance: Undecided → Medium
Kees Cook (kees) on 2009-09-16
description: updated
visibility: private → public
summary: - Cinelerra not responding, firefox crashing frecuently.
+ segfault in filesdbinit()
tags: added: apport-request-retrace

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

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

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