‘env GTK_IM_MODULE=uim gedit’ crashes with SIGSEGV in Wayland

Bug #1722687 reported by Anders Kaseorg on 2017-10-11
This bug affects 1 person
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gedit (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Running ‘env GTK_IM_MODULE=uim gedit’ in a Wayland session results in this crash.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 17.10
Package: gedit 3.22.1-1ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.13.0-12.13-generic 4.13.3
Uname: Linux 4.13.0-12-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: openafs
ApportVersion: 2.20.7-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: GNOME
Date: Tue Oct 10 20:50:10 2017
Disassembly: => 0x2: Cannot access memory at address 0x2
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gedit
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-02-19 (599 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-GNOME 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Alpha amd64 (20160218)
ProcCmdline: gedit
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 Segfault happened at: 0x2: Cannot access memory at address 0x2
 PC (0x00000002) not located in a known VMA region (needed executable region)!
SegvReason: executing NULL VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: gedit
 XGetModifierMapping () at /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libX11.so.6
 im_uim_init_modifier_keys () at /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-uim.so
 im_module_init () at /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/im-uim.so
 () at /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgtk-3.so.0
Title: gedit crashed with SIGSEGV
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to artful on 2017-05-02 (161 days ago)

Anders Kaseorg (andersk) wrote :
information type: Private → Public

 ?? ()
 XGetModifierMapping (dpy=dpy@entry=0x55acf0471f00) at ../../src/ModMap.c:41
 im_uim_init_modifier_keys () at ../../gtk2/immodule/key-util-gtk.c:333
 im_module_init (type_module=0x55acf0855b40) at ../../gtk2/immodule/gtk-im-uim.c:1808
 gtk_im_module_load (module=0x55acf0855b40) at ././gtk/gtkimmodule.c:171

Changed in gedit (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

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Ubuntu 17.10 (artful) reached end-of-life on July 19, 2018.

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Changed in gedit (Ubuntu):
status: New → Won't Fix
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