evince crashed with SIGSEGV in FcFontSetSort()

Bug #564651 reported by Vangel Ajanovski on 2010-04-16
This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
fontconfig (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: evince

I have constantly opened Openffice and Evince viewing a PDF and writing a document and switching back and forth.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: evince 2.30.0-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-21.31-generic
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-21-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Fri Apr 16 14:26:07 2010
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/evince
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 "Lucid Lynx" - Beta i386 (20100318)
ProcCmdline: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.32-21-generic root=UUID=e3968924-3e48-4fcf-99df-527dcff94a12 ro quiet splash radeon.modeset=1
 Segfault happened at: 0x2a221f <FcFontSetSort+63>: add (%edx),%edi
 PC (0x002a221f) ok
 source "(%edx)" (0x00000021) not located in a known VMA region (needed readable region)!
 destination "%edi" ok
SegvReason: reading NULL VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: evince
 FcFontSetSort () from /usr/lib/libfontconfig.so.1
 FcFontSort () from /usr/lib/libfontconfig.so.1
 GlobalParams::getDisplayFont(GfxFont*) ()
 CairoFreeTypeFont::create(GfxFont*, XRef*, FT_LibraryRec_*, int) () from /usr/lib/libpoppler-glib.so.4
 CairoFontEngine::getFont(GfxFont*, XRef*, Catalog*, int) ()
Title: evince crashed with SIGSEGV in FcFontSetSort()
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Vangel Ajanovski (ajanovski) wrote :
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

looks like a libfontconfig issue, reassigning for now.

affects: evince (Ubuntu) → fontconfig (Ubuntu)
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

Thanks for the report, may you please attach an example document to the report? thanks.

Changed in fontconfig (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Incomplete
Vangel Ajanovski (ajanovski) wrote :

It is not possible for me to remember which was the exact document, when this happened because I am working on translation of many small PDFs. I can only say, they are a parts of a scanned book with OCR done in order to be able to select and copy the scanned text.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

[Expired for fontconfig (Ubuntu) because there has been no activity for 60 days.]

Changed in fontconfig (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Expired
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