gnome-session crashes on VM with *** gnome-session: free(): invalid pointer: 0x008e4ff4 ***

Bug #751394 reported by Jean-Baptiste Lallement on 2011-04-05
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-session (Ubuntu)
Sebastien Bacher

Bug Description

Binary package hint: gnome-session

ISO Testing: ubuntu-desktop-i386 20110405

This crash occurs on both KVM and VirtualBox. .xsession file attached

1. Sync the latest desktop ISO
2. Boot it
3. When the Ubiquity dialog shows up select 'Try Ubuntu'

Black screen

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: gnome-session 2.32.1-0ubuntu17
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-7.39-generic 2.6.38
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-7-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: fglrx
Architecture: amd64
Date: Tue Apr 5 15:39:45 2011
SourcePackage: gnome-session
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :
Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :

here is a backtrace of the crash

description: updated
Changed in gnome-session (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in gnome-session (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Sebastien Bacher (seb128)
status: Confirmed → In Progress
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package gnome-session - 2.32.1-0ubuntu19

gnome-session (2.32.1-0ubuntu19) natty; urgency=low

  * debian/patches/05_enhance_fallback_mode.patch:
    - initialize the fallback message variable to null so it's not freed in
      the livecd case where no fallback message is displayed
      (lp: #751394)
 -- Sebastien Bacher <email address hidden> Tue, 05 Apr 2011 17:46:20 +0200

Changed in gnome-session (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
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