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..

Paul White (paulw2u) wrote :

We are sorry that we do not always have the capacity to review all reported bugs in a timely manner.

I'm setting this bug to "Incomplete" as it's not seen any activity for some time. If this is still an issue when using a maintained release of Ubuntu then please let us know otherwise this bug report will be closed in approximately 60 days time.

Paul White
[Ubuntu Bug Squad]

Changed in firefox (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
Paul White (paulw2u) wrote :

Reporter no longer uses Launchpad
No comment here re issue for over three years
No reply to comment #6 after 90+ days

Last report upstream was over 4 years ago and the upstream issue
(which was the reported by the originator of this report) is still
in "Unconfirmed" status

Closing as "Invalid" as there nothing to suggest that this is an
issue in a currently supported release of Ubuntu.

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