gedit crashed with SIGSEGV in gtk_list_store_clear()

Bug #1568934 reported by knight on 2016-04-11
This bug affects 6 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gedit (Fedora)
Won't Fix
gedit (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

gedit crashed with SIGSEGV in gtk_list_store_clear()

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: gedit 3.18.3-0ubuntu4
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-18.34-generic 4.4.6
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-18-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Mon Apr 11 22:35:26 2016
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gedit
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-03-15 (27 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 15.10 "Wily Werewolf" - Release amd64 (20151021)
ProcCmdline: gedit /home/username/ZaloSetupLinux.deb
 Segfault happened at: 0x7f7de39ad8fe <gtk_list_store_clear+46>: cmp (%rdx),%rax
 PC (0x7f7de39ad8fe) ok
 source "(%rdx)" (0x00001000) not located in a known VMA region (needed readable region)!
 destination "%rax" ok
SegvReason: reading NULL VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: gedit
 gtk_list_store_clear () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 ?? () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gedit/
 ?? () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 g_main_context_dispatch () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 ?? () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
Title: gedit crashed with SIGSEGV in gtk_list_store_clear()
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to xenial on 2016-04-06 (5 days ago)
UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo

Description of problem:
Gedit hangs periodically 2-3 minutes and sometime was forced quit. Just open a file and type. BTW, my system was updated from Fedora 21 using fedup. Didn't see this issue in Fedora 21.

Version-Release number of selected component:

Additional info:
reporter: libreport-2.5.1
backtrace_rating: 4
cmdline: /usr/bin/gedit --gapplication-service
crash_function: g_type_check_instance_is_a
executable: /usr/bin/gedit
global_pid: 4144
kernel: 4.0.4-303.fc22.x86_64
runlevel: N 5
type: CCpp
uid: 1000

Truncated backtrace:
Thread no. 1 (5 frames)
 #0 g_type_check_instance_is_a at gtype.c:4016
 #1 gtk_list_store_clear at gtkliststore.c:1423
 #2 real_populate_liststore at gedit/gedit-open-document-selector.c:488
 #7 g_main_context_iteration at gmain.c:3869
 #8 g_application_run at gapplication.c:2308

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knight (handsome12377) wrote :

 gtk_list_store_clear (list_store=0x156b570) at /build/gtk+3.0-lL7YRg/gtk+3.0-3.18.9/./gtk/gtkliststore.c:1423
 real_populate_liststore (data=0x14cc340) at gedit/gedit-open-document-selector.c:518
 gdk_threads_dispatch (data=0xf30840) at /build/gtk+3.0-lL7YRg/gtk+3.0-3.18.9/./gdk/gdk.c:719
 g_main_context_dispatch () from /tmp/apport_sandbox_rGEU1J/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 g_main_context_iterate.isra () from /tmp/apport_sandbox_rGEU1J/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/

Changed in gedit (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in gedit (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
information type: Private → Public
Changed in gedit (Ubuntu):
importance: Medium → High

Fedora 22 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2016-07-19. Fedora 22 is
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further
security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug.

If you can reproduce this bug against a currently maintained version of
Fedora please feel free to reopen this bug against that version. If you
are unable to reopen this bug, please file a new report against the
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Thank you for reporting this bug and we are sorry it could not be fixed.

Changed in gedit (Fedora):
importance: Unknown → Undecided
status: Unknown → Won't Fix
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