gedit SIGSEGV in scroll_to_cursor() in file opening

Bug #928420 reported by Daniel Winzen on 2012-02-07
This bug affects 13 people
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gedit (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

gedit crashed, while opening a file from Firefox. gedit run in background with an open file, after I downloaded a file with Firefox, it should be automatically open a new gedit tab, but it only crashed.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: gedit 3.3.3-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-14.23-generic-pae 3.2.3
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-14-generic-pae i686
ApportVersion: 1.91-0ubuntu1
Architecture: i386
Date: Tue Feb 7 19:31:52 2012
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gedit
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Release i386 (20110427.1)
ProcCmdline: gedit /home/username/Downloads/udeb.list
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 Segfault happened at: 0x80836d6 <scroll_to_cursor+22>: mov 0x8(%eax),%eax
 PC (0x080836d6) ok
 source "0x8(%eax)" (0xaaaaaab2) not located in a known VMA region (needed readable region)!
 destination "%eax" ok
SegvReason: reading unknown VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: gedit
 scroll_to_cursor (tab=0x998f818) at gedit-tab.c:947
 g_idle_dispatch (source=0xaf663740, callback=0x80836c0 <scroll_to_cursor>, user_data=0x998f818) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.31.17+git20120205.b98b6318/./glib/gmain.c:4629
 g_main_dispatch (context=0x9717fd8) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.31.17+git20120205.b98b6318/./glib/gmain.c:2510
 g_main_context_dispatch (context=0x9717fd8) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.31.17+git20120205.b98b6318/./glib/gmain.c:3047
 g_main_context_iterate (dispatch=1, block=-1228814368, context=0x9717fd8, self=<optimized out>) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.31.17+git20120205.b98b6318/./glib/gmain.c:3118
Title: gedit crashed with SIGSEGV in scroll_to_cursor()
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to precise on 2012-01-12 (26 days ago)
UserGroups: adm admin audio cdrom dialout dip fax floppy fuse lpadmin netdev plugdev sambashare tape video

Daniel Winzen (q-d) wrote :
visibility: private → public

 scroll_to_cursor (tab=0x998f818) at gedit-tab.c:947
 g_list_insert_before (list=0xbfc74e80, sibling=0xb6c4de66, data=0x1) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.31.16/./glib/glist.c:351
 ?? ()
 ?? () from /tmp/tmphBgB51/lib/i386-linux-gnu/

Changed in gedit (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-i386-retrace
summary: - gedit crashed with SIGSEGV in scroll_to_cursor()
+ gedit SIGSEGV in scroll_to_cursor() in file opening
Changed in gedit (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
Changed in gedit:
importance: Unknown → Medium
status: Unknown → New
Changed in gedit (Ubuntu):
importance: Medium → High
Changed in gedit:
importance: Medium → Critical
Changed in gedit:
status: New → Fix Released
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