package flashplugin-installer 11.2.202.440ubuntu0.14.04.1 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess new pre-removal script returned error exit status 2

Bug #1426484 reported by Gary Alu on 2015-02-27
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This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
flashplugin-nonfree (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

All attempts to install Flash fail, Software Update and command line.

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: flashplugin-installer 11.2.202.440ubuntu0.14.04.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-45.74-generic 3.13.11-ckt13
Uname: Linux 3.13.0-45-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.7
AptOrdering:
 flashplugin-installer: Install
 flashplugin-installer: Configure
Architecture: amd64
Date: Tue Feb 24 12:22:16 2015
DuplicateSignature: package:flashplugin-installer:11.2.202.440ubuntu0.14.04.1:subprocess new pre-removal script returned error exit status 2
ErrorMessage: subprocess new pre-removal script returned error exit status 2
InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-04-30 (303 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Xubuntu 14.04 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64 (20140416.2)
SourcePackage: flashplugin-nonfree
Title: package flashplugin-installer 11.2.202.440ubuntu0.14.04.1 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess new pre-removal script returned error exit status 2
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Gary Alu (galu) wrote :

Thanks for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. We appreciate the difficulties you are facing, but this appears to be a "regular" (non-security) bug. I have unmarked it as a security issue since this bug does not show evidence of allowing attackers to cross privilege boundaries nor directly cause loss of data/privacy. Please feel free to report any other bugs you may find.

information type: Private Security → Public
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in flashplugin-nonfree (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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