empathy crashed with SIGSEGV in g_slice_alloc()

Bug #652862 reported by Peter Hicks on 2010-10-01
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
empathy (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: empathy

New install of Maverick RC, signed in to MSN Messenger, changed the chat room locale from US to UK, back to US and the application segfaulted

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
Package: empathy 2.32.0-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.35-22.33-generic
Uname: Linux 2.6.35-22-generic i686
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
Architecture: i386
Date: Fri Oct 1 11:11:21 2010
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/empathy
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-Netbook 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - Release Candidate i386 (20100928.2)
ProcCmdline: empathy
 Segfault happened at: 0x53c1226 <g_slice_alloc+262>: mov (%edx),%ecx
 PC (0x053c1226) ok
 source "(%edx)" (0xffffffff) not located in a known VMA region (needed readable region)!
 destination "%ecx" ok
SegvReason: reading unknown VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: empathy
 g_slice_alloc () from /lib/libglib-2.0.so.0
 g_slice_alloc0 () from /lib/libglib-2.0.so.0
 g_type_create_instance () from /usr/lib/libgobject-2.0.so.0
 ?? () from /usr/lib/libgobject-2.0.so.0
 ?? () from /usr/lib/libtelepathy-glib.so.0
Title: empathy crashed with SIGSEGV in g_slice_alloc()
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare

Peter Hicks (poggs) wrote :

 g_slice_alloc () from /lib/libglib-2.0.so.0
 g_slice_alloc0 () from /lib/libglib-2.0.so.0
 g_type_create_instance () from /usr/lib/libgobject-2.0.so.0
 ?? () from /usr/lib/libgobject-2.0.so.0
 tp_proxy_constructor (type=140300312, n_params=9,

Changed in empathy (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-i386-retrace
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. Please try to obtain a valgrind log following the instructions at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Valgrind and attach the file to the bug report. This will greatly help us in tracking down your problem.

Changed in empathy (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
Omer Akram (om26er) wrote :

We'd like to figure out what's causing this bug for you, but we haven't heard back from you in a while. Could you please provide the requested information? Thanks!

visibility: private → public
Omer Akram (om26er) wrote :

We are closing this bug report because it lacks the information we need to investigate the problem, as described in the previous comments. Please reopen it if you can give us the missing information, and don't hesitate to submit bug reports in the future. To reopen the bug report you can click on the current status, under the Status column, and change the Status back to "New". Thanks again

Changed in empathy (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Invalid
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