indicator-session-service crashed with SIGSEGV in g_cclosure_marshal_VOID__STRING()

Bug #840660 reported by Brian Buchanan on 2011-09-03
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This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Session Menu
Fix Released
Medium
Conor Curran
Unity Foundations
Medium
Unassigned
indicator-session (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

I was trying to resize LibreOffice Writer from the bottom right corner (unsuccessfully) when the crash notification came up, so I reported it.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: indicator-session 0.3.4.2-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-9.15-generic-pae 3.0.3
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-9-generic-pae i686
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Architecture: i386
Date: Sat Sep 3 23:37:26 2011
ExecutablePath: /usr/lib/indicator-session/indicator-session-service
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Beta i386 (20110901)
ProcCmdline: /usr/lib/indicator-session/indicator-session-service
ProcEnviron:
 SHELL=/bin/bash
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANGUAGE=en_GB:en
 LANG=en_GB.UTF-8
SegvAnalysis:
 Segfault happened at: 0x804d8cc: mov 0x8(%eax),%eax
 PC (0x0804d8cc) ok
 source "0x8(%eax)" (0x00000008) not located in a known VMA region (needed readable region)!
 destination "%eax" ok
SegvReason: reading NULL VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: indicator-session
StacktraceTop:
 ?? ()
 ?? ()
 g_cclosure_marshal_VOID__STRING () from /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libgobject-2.0.so.0
 g_closure_invoke () from /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libgobject-2.0.so.0
 ?? () from /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libgobject-2.0.so.0
Title: indicator-session-service crashed with SIGSEGV in g_cclosure_marshal_VOID__STRING()
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups:

Brian Buchanan (nighthawk-uk) wrote :

StacktraceTop:
 users_service_dbus_can_activate_session (self=0x9a6cc00) at /build/buildd/indicator-session-0.3.4.2/./src/users-service-dbus.c:934
 user_menu_mgr_rebuild_items (self=0x9a6b880, greeter_mode=0) at /build/buildd/indicator-session-0.3.4.2/./src/user-menu-mgr.c:121
 g_cclosure_marshal_VOID__STRING (closure=0x9a727e8, return_value=0x0, n_param_values=2, param_values=0x9a44a78, invocation_hint=0xbfa86b10, marshal_data=0x0) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.29.18/./gobject/gmarshal.c:504
 g_closure_invoke (closure=0x9a727e8, return_value=0x0, n_param_values=2, param_values=0x9a44a78, invocation_hint=0xbfa86b10) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.29.18/./gobject/gclosure.c:774
 signal_emit_unlocked_R (node=0x9a62e98, detail=0, instance=0x9a6cc00, emission_return=0x0, instance_and_params=0x9a44a78) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.29.18/./gobject/gsignal.c:3272

Changed in indicator-session (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-i386-retrace
Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) on 2011-09-04
visibility: private → public
Conor Curran (cjcurran) on 2011-09-05
Changed in indicator-session:
assignee: nobody → Conor Curran (cjcurran)
milestone: none → 0.3.5
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in indicator-session (Ubuntu):
status: New → In Progress
Conor Curran (cjcurran) wrote :

Looks like it failed in calling dbus_g_proxy_call - "CanActivateSessions" but the error was still NULL. Linked branch protects against this.

Changed in indicator-session:
status: Triaged → In Progress
Conor Curran (cjcurran) on 2011-09-06
Changed in unity-foundations:
status: New → In Progress
importance: Undecided → Medium
milestone: none → oneiric-beta-2
Conor Curran (cjcurran) on 2011-09-08
Changed in indicator-session:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Changed in unity-foundations:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Conor Curran (cjcurran) on 2011-09-08
Changed in indicator-session:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in unity-foundations:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in indicator-session (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package indicator-session - 0.3.5.0-0ubuntu1

---------------
indicator-session (0.3.5.0-0ubuntu1) oneiric; urgency=low

  * New upstream release:
    - fix the updates menu items randomly working (lp: #842946)
    - "Guest Session should not show if guest session was disabled in
       the display manager" (lp: #835084)
    - segfault fix (lp: #840660)
    - don't display temporary guest user generated username (lp: #844272)
    - respect "show-real-name-on-panel" to hide the username (lp: #812728)
 -- Sebastien Bacher <email address hidden> Fri, 09 Sep 2011 11:18:26 +0200

Changed in indicator-session (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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