gksu crashed with SIGSEGV in IA__gdk_window_set_opacity()

Bug #726394 reported by Gary M on 2011-02-28
This bug affects 7 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gksu (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: gksu

Crash occurred when trying to run synaptic from unity's app 'dash'.
For some reason the initial apport window title referred to the Root Terminal.
At the time, compiz was running under valgrind to try to catch other issues.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: gksu 2.0.2-5ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-5.32-generic 2.6.38-rc6
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-5-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Mon Feb 28 21:04:07 2011
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gksu
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Alpha i386 (20110202.1)
ProcCmdline: gksu --description /usr/share/applications/synaptic.desktop /usr/sbin/synaptic
 Segfault happened at: 0x89eebc <IA__gdk_window_set_opacity+44>: mov (%esi),%edx
 PC (0x0089eebc) ok
 source "(%esi)" (0x00000001) not located in a known VMA region (needed readable region)!
 destination "%edx" ok
SegvReason: reading NULL VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: gksu
 IA__gdk_window_set_opacity (window=0x1, opacity=0.5) at /build/buildd/gtk+2.0-2.24.1/gdk/x11/gdkwindow-x11.c:5556
 ?? () from /usr/lib/libgksu2.so.0
 g_idle_dispatch (source=0x98889c8, callback=0x18d9c0, user_data=0x98dcb80) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.28.1/./glib/gmain.c:4537
 g_main_dispatch (context=0x989d3b0) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.28.1/./glib/gmain.c:2440
 g_main_context_dispatch (context=0x989d3b0) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.28.1/./glib/gmain.c:3013
Title: gksu crashed with SIGSEGV in IA__gdk_window_set_opacity()
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare

Gary M (garym) wrote :

 IA__gdk_window_set_opacity (window=0x1, opacity=0.5) at /build/buildd/gtk+2.0-2.24.1/gdk/x11/gdkwindow-x11.c:5556
 fadeout_callback (fadeout=0x98dcb80) at libgksu.c:326
 g_idle_dispatch (source=0x98889c8, callback=0x18d9c0 <fadeout_callback>, user_data=0x98dcb80) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.28.1/./glib/gmain.c:4537
 g_main_dispatch (context=0x989d3b0) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.28.1/./glib/gmain.c:2440
 g_main_context_dispatch (context=0x989d3b0) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.28.1/./glib/gmain.c:3013

Changed in gksu (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-i386-retrace
Gary M (garym) on 2011-02-28
visibility: private → public
Ahmed Hassan (ahmedz-1991) wrote :

affected me after mistakely typing my loging pass a few times just the crash report popped up !
platform: ubuntu 11.04b1 - amd64

affecting me too - platform: ubuntu 11.04b1 - i386

Gary M (garym) on 2011-04-09
Changed in gksu (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
NoBugs! (luke32j) wrote :

I get this error in 10.04, too.

Gary M (garym) on 2011-08-18
tags: added: maverick
tags: added: lucid
removed: maverick
syldeb35 (sylvain-debray) wrote :

Also affected ubuntu Oneiric with Gnome-Shell
if the gksu window appear while on the dash.

Carli (s3734770) wrote :

This bug happened while working with x2x. gksu ran on :0, but my mouse was on :10.

Gary M (garym) on 2011-10-08
tags: added: oneiric
dino99 (9d9) wrote :

Affect Oneiric i386 final release (logged as gnome-classic) bug #874106

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