gnome-control-center crashed with SIGSEGV in um_password_dialog_new()

Bug #899138 reported by Matthew Paul Thomas on 2011-12-02
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This bug affects 6 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-control-center
Expired
Critical
gnome-control-center (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

(Originally reported, without stacktrace, as bug 892585.)

gnome-control-center 1:3.2.1-0ubuntu1, Ubuntu 11.10
gnome-control-center 1:3.2.2-0ubuntu1, Ubuntu 11.10

1. At a terminal, enter "gnome-control-center".
2. When it launches, click "User Accounts".

What happens:
* System Settings crashes.
* The terminal says "Segmentation fault".

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: gnome-control-center 1:3.2.2-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-13.22-generic 3.0.6
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-13-generic i686
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu4
Architecture: i386
Date: Fri Dec 2 12:46:02 2011
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gnome-control-center
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - Release i386 (20101007)
ProcCmdline: gnome-control-center
SegvAnalysis:
 Segfault happened at: 0x16429c4e <um_password_dialog_new+638>: repz cmpsb %es:(%edi),%ds:(%esi)
 PC (0x16429c4e) ok
 source "%es:(%edi)" (0x1643e42d) ok
 destination "%ds:(%esi)" (0x0000007b) not located in a known VMA region (needed writable region)!
SegvReason: writing NULL VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: gnome-control-center
StacktraceTop:
 um_password_dialog_new () at um-password-dialog.c:690
 um_user_panel_init (self=0x226cd0b8) at um-user-panel.c:1286
 g_type_create_instance () from /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libgobject-2.0.so.0
 ?? () from /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libgobject-2.0.so.0
 g_object_newv () from /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libgobject-2.0.so.0
Title: gnome-control-center crashed with SIGSEGV in um_password_dialog_new()
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to oneiric on 2011-09-20 (73 days ago)
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout dip fax floppy fuse lpadmin plugdev sambashare tape video
usr_lib_gnome-control-center:
 deja-dup 20.1-0ubuntu0.2
 gnome-bluetooth 3.2.0-0ubuntu2
 indicator-datetime 0.3.1-0ubuntu1

Matthew Paul Thomas (mpt) wrote :

StacktraceTop:
 um_password_dialog_new () at um-password-dialog.c:690
 um_user_panel_init (self=0x226cd0b8) at um-user-panel.c:1286
 g_type_create_instance (type=578901760) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.30.0/./gobject/gtype.c:1885
 g_object_constructor (type=578901760, n_construct_properties=2, construct_params=0x228f52b8) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.30.0/./gobject/gobject.c:1629
 g_object_newv (object_type=578901760, n_parameters=2, parameters=0x228f7770) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.30.0/./gobject/gobject.c:1493

Changed in gnome-control-center (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-i386-retrace
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

Thank you for your bug report. This bug has been reported to the developers of the software. You can track it and make comments at:
 https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=665589

visibility: private → public
Changed in gnome-control-center (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

For the record: LP is not allowing me to link the upstream bug, its returning timeouts so i'll try again in a few minutes, if someone else can also try to link it that'd be great, thanks.

Kamus (kamus) wrote :

I have linked the upstream report for you pedro,

Changed in gnome-control-center:
importance: Unknown → Critical
status: Unknown → New
Changed in gnome-control-center:
status: New → Invalid
Changed in gnome-control-center:
importance: Critical → Unknown
status: Invalid → Unknown
Changed in gnome-control-center:
importance: Unknown → Critical
status: Unknown → New
Changed in gnome-control-center:
status: New → Incomplete
Changed in gnome-control-center:
status: Incomplete → Expired
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