gnome-contacts crashed with SIGSEGV in folks_persona_store_add_persona_from_details()

Bug #862350 reported by Alex Semyonov on 2011-09-29
This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-contacts (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

I have tried to link two contacts, but Contacts window has dimmed out and than has crashed.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: gnome-contacts
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-12.19-generic 3.0.4
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-12-generic i686
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu2
Architecture: i386
CrashCounter: 1
Date: Thu Sep 29 16:38:01 2011
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gnome-contacts
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release i386 (20100429)
ProcCmdline: gnome-contacts
 Segfault happened at: 0x1d66cb <folks_persona_store_add_persona_from_details+11>: mov (%eax),%edx
 PC (0x001d66cb) ok
 source "(%eax)" (0x00000000) not located in a known VMA region (needed readable region)!
 destination "%edx" ok
SegvReason: reading NULL VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: gnome-contacts
 folks_persona_store_add_persona_from_details () from /usr/lib/
 ?? ()
 ?? ()
 g_cclosure_marshal_VOID__VOID () from /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/
 g_closure_invoke () from /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/
Title: gnome-contacts crashed with SIGSEGV in folks_persona_store_add_persona_from_details()
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to oneiric on 2011-09-07 (21 days ago)
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout fuse lpadmin plugdev sambashare

Alex Semyonov (rotuka) wrote :
description: updated

 folks_persona_store_add_persona_from_details (self=0x0, details=0x8b7d488, _callback_=0x8079da0 <contacts_link_contacts_ready>, _user_data_=0x8be6068) at persona-store.c:506
 contacts_link_contacts_co (_data_=0x8be6068) at contacts-linking.c:3504
 __lambda67_ (button=0x8812cc8, _data33_=<optimized out>) at contacts-link-dialog.c:604
 ___lambda67__gtk_tool_button_clicked (_sender=0x8812cc8, self=0x8899670) at contacts-link-dialog.c:609
 g_cclosure_marshal_VOID__VOID (closure=0x8b575b0, return_value=0x0, n_param_values=1, param_values=0x8be4b78, invocation_hint=0xbfbeb2e0, marshal_data=0x0) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.30.0/./gobject/gmarshal.c:85

Changed in gnome-contacts (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-i386-retrace
Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) on 2011-10-05
visibility: private → public
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in gnome-contacts (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
tags: added: precise
Alfonso Rodriguez (euoar) wrote :

I seems that a patch applied by ubuntu could be causing this. See here:

The patch changes a BYTESTRING for an ARRAY. Apparently the bug isn't reproducible with the original code.

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