gdm-session-worker crashed with SIGSEGV in act_user_is_loaded()

Bug #807888 reported by Irwin on 2011-07-09
This bug affects 23 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Fix Released
gdm (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

don't know

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: gdm 3.0.4-0ubuntu4
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0-3.4-generic 3.0.0-rc5
Uname: Linux 3.0-3-generic x86_64
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sat Jul 9 16:27:48 2011
ExecutablePath: /usr/lib/gdm/gdm-session-worker
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Alpha amd64 (20110705.1)
ProcCmdline: /usr/lib/gdm/gdm-session-worker
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 Segfault happened at: 0x7f9fd2d27530 <act_user_is_loaded>: movzbl 0xac(%rdi),%eax
 PC (0x7f9fd2d27530) ok
 source "0xac(%rdi)" (0x000000ac) not located in a known VMA region (needed readable region)!
 destination "%eax" ok
SegvReason: reading NULL VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: gdm
 act_user_is_loaded () from /usr/lib/
 ?? ()
 ?? ()
 ?? ()
 pam_vprompt () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
Title: gdm-session-worker crashed with SIGSEGV in act_user_is_loaded()
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to oneiric on 2011-07-09 (0 days ago)

Irwin (iffonseca) wrote :

 act_user_is_loaded (user=0x0) at act-user.c:1195
 gdm_session_settings_load (settings=0x19ee8a0, username=0x1a0e920 "") at gdm-session-settings.c:358
 attempt_to_load_user_settings (worker=0x19f7020) at gdm-session-worker.c:600
 gdm_session_worker_update_username (worker=0x19f7020) at gdm-session-worker.c:642
 gdm_session_worker_process_pam_message (number_of_messages=1, messages=0x7fff898d4808, responses=0x7fff898d4800, worker=0x19f7020) at gdm-session-worker.c:795

Changed in gdm (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
Changed in gdm (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
visibility: private → public
tags: added: precise
Ryan Tandy (rtandy) on 2014-09-25
tags: added: trusty utopic
Changed in gdm:
importance: Unknown → Low
status: Unknown → New
Changed in gdm:
status: New → Fix Released
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