evolution crashed with SIGSEGV in g_str_equal()

Bug #817468 reported by Gareth Williams on 2011-07-28
This bug affects 13 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
evolution (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Freshly booted, opened Evolution while reading a website and this crash happened.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: evolution 3.1.4-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-7.8-generic 3.0.0
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-7-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Thu Jul 28 12:11:30 2011
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/evolution
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Release i386 (20110426)
ProcCmdline: evolution
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 Segfault happened at: 0xb1ae0b: cmp %cl,(%edx)
 PC (0x00b1ae0b) ok
 source "%cl" ok
 destination "(%edx)" (0x0128cc86) not located in a known VMA region (needed writable region)!
SegvReason: writing unknown VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: evolution
 ?? () from /lib/i386-linux-gnu/libc.so.6
 g_str_equal () from /lib/i386-linux-gnu/libglib-2.0.so.0
 g_hash_table_lookup () from /lib/i386-linux-gnu/libglib-2.0.so.0
 g_intern_static_string () from /lib/i386-linux-gnu/libglib-2.0.so.0
 comp_editor_get_type () from /usr/lib/evolution/3.2/libevolution-calendar.so.0
Title: evolution crashed with SIGSEGV in g_str_equal()
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to oneiric on 2011-07-26 (1 days ago)
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout libvirtd lpadmin plugdev sambashare

Gareth Williams (gareththered) wrote :

 __strcmp_ssse3 () at ../sysdeps/i386/i686/multiarch/strcmp-ssse3.S:75
 g_str_equal (v1=0x128cc86, v2=0x13109c86) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.29.14/./glib/gstring.c:116
 g_hash_table_lookup_node (hash_table=0x226f1a40, key=0x13109c86) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.29.14/./glib/ghash.c:381
 g_hash_table_lookup (hash_table=0x226f1a40, key=0x13109c86) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.29.14/./glib/ghash.c:1022
 g_quark_from_string_internal (string=0x13109c86 "CompEditor") at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.29.14/./glib/gdataset.c:1172

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

Thank you for your bug report. This bug has been reported to the developers of the software. You can track it and make comments at:

visibility: private → public
Changed in evolution (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Changed in evolution:
importance: Unknown → Critical
status: Unknown → New
Changed in evolution:
status: New → Invalid
Jörg Frings-Fürst (jff-de) wrote :

11.10 not longer supported
change status to invalid (see gnome-bugs)

Changed in evolution (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Invalid
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