Handler function NRL_getSecurityInfo threw an exception: TypeError: this.transport is null

Bug #1503026 reported by Wise Melon on 2015-10-05
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firefox (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

I wasn't doing anything special at the time, and then I suddenly saw this error in my Firefox console log:

    20:54:52.159 Handler function NRL_getSecurityInfo threw an exception: TypeError: this.transport is null
    Stack: DSC_send@resource://gre/modules/commonjs/toolkit/loader.js -> resource://gre/modules/devtools/server/main.js:1334:5
    NEA_addSecurityInfo@resource://gre/modules/commonjs/toolkit/loader.js -> resource://gre/modules/devtools/server/actors/webconsole.js:1924:5
    NRL_getSecurityInfo@resource://gre/modules/commonjs/toolkit/loader.js -> resource://gre/modules/devtools/toolkit/webconsole/network-monitor.js:273:5
    makeInfallible/<@resource://gre/modules/commonjs/toolkit/loader.js -> resource://gre/modules/devtools/DevToolsUtils.js:83:14
    NRL_onStartRequest@resource://gre/modules/commonjs/toolkit/loader.js -> resource://gre/modules/devtools/toolkit/webconsole/network-monitor.js:227:5
    Line: 1334, column: 51 DevToolsUtils.js:59:0


OS Information:

    No LSB modules are available.
    Distributor ID: Ubuntu
    Description: Ubuntu 15.04
    Release: 15.04
    Codename: vivid
    Flavour: GNOME
    GNOME Version: 3.16

Package Information:

      Installed: 41.0.1+build2-0ubuntu0.15.04.2
      Candidate: 41.0.1+build2-0ubuntu0.15.04.2
      Version table:
     *** 41.0.1+build2-0ubuntu0.15.04.2 0
            500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ vivid-updates/main amd64 Packages
            500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ vivid-security/main amd64 Packages
            100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
         37.0+build2-0ubuntu1 0
            500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ vivid/main amd64 Packages

This issue is still present on Firefox 45 on Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18.

tags: added: vivid
tags: added: wily
information type: Public → Public Security
description: updated

I have now also file a report on this issue upstream: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1256721

information type: Public Security → Public
brian (go-gators-go) wrote :

i am hitting this as well, 2-3 times a day. 3-4 firefox windows with 3-8 tabs each, so 'power'.. i'll try to narrow now which window or if it is a plug-in or what.. 16.04.02 with HWE kernel.. previously (14.04 and maybe early 16.04) crashed looked more graphics related, but still couldn't ID it..

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