gthumb crashed with SIGSEGV in gth_file_data_set_info()

Bug #1406978 reported by Václav Haisman on 2015-01-01
This bug affects 1 person
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gthumb (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

It crashed on its startup.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.10
Package: gthumb
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.16.0-28.38-lowlatency 3.16.7-ckt1
Uname: Linux 3.16.0-28-lowlatency x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.14.7-0ubuntu8
Architecture: amd64
Date: Thu Jan 1 20:41:18 2015
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gthumb
InstallationDate: Installed on 2011-11-13 (1145 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Xubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Release amd64 (20111012)
ProcCmdline: gthumb /home/username/Pictures/2011-11-02/IMG_2183.JPG.jpg
 Segfault happened at: 0x7fc8beca0ab9 <gth_file_data_set_info+25>: mov 0x20(%rbp),%rdi
 PC (0x7fc8beca0ab9) ok
 source "0x20(%rbp)" (0x00000020) not located in a known VMA region (needed readable region)!
 destination "%rdi" ok
SegvReason: reading NULL VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: gthumb
 gth_file_data_set_info ()
 ?? ()
 ?? ()
 ?? ()
 g_simple_async_result_complete (simple=0x7fc8bfd1d570) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.42.1/./gio/gsimpleasyncresult.c:763
Title: gthumb crashed with SIGSEGV in gth_file_data_set_info()
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to utopic on 2014-10-25 (68 days ago)
UserGroups: adm admin audio cdrom dialout dip fax floppy fuse lp lpadmin mythtv netdev plugdev sambashare scanner tape vboxusers video wireshark

Václav Haisman (vzeman79) wrote :

 gth_file_data_set_info (self=0x0, info=0x7fc8ac04ed50) at gth-file-data.c:180
 requested_folder_attributes_ready_cb (file_source=<optimized out>, error=<optimized out>, user_data=0x7fc8bfc4ee10) at gth-browser.c:1587
 read_metadata_info_ready_cb (files=<optimized out>, error=<optimized out>, user_data=0x7fc8bfcd4e30) at gth-file-source.c:719
 qam_metadata_ready_cb (source_object=<optimized out>, result=<optimized out>, user_data=0x7fc8bfe1df00) at gth-metadata-provider.c:422
 g_simple_async_result_complete (simple=0x7fc8bfd1d570) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.42.1/./gio/gsimpleasyncresult.c:763

Changed in gthumb (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
Václav Haisman (vzeman79) wrote :

I have created a patch that could (untested) prevent this crash. See

tags: added: patch
Václav Haisman (vzeman79) wrote :

Also, this seems to be already known but unfixed issue:

information type: Private → Public
Changed in gthumb:
importance: Unknown → Medium
status: Unknown → New
Changed in gthumb:
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in gthumb:
importance: Medium → Critical
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