empathy crashed with SIGSEGV in dbus_message_iter_append_basic()

Bug #524072 reported by Rus F Adrian on 2010-02-18
This bug affects 21 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
libindicate (Ubuntu)
Ted Gould

Bug Description

Binary package hint: empathy

after the latest updates from
    * indicator-sound (0.1.1-0ubuntu2)
    * indicator-session (0.2.3-0ubuntu1)
when i click from Indicator Applet -> Empathy = crash

ProblemType: Crash
Architecture: i386
Date: Thu Feb 18 23:02:50 2010
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/empathy
InstallationMedia: Error: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/var/log/installer/media-info'
Package: empathy 2.29.90-0ubuntu2
ProcCmdline: empathy
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-13.18-generic
 Segfault happened at: 0x64bc790: pcmpeqb (%esi),%xmm0
 PC (0x064bc790) ok
 source "(%esi)" (0x00000000) not located in a known VMA region (needed readable region)!
 destination "%xmm0" ok
SegvReason: reading NULL VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: empathy
 ?? () from /lib/tls/i686/cmov/libc.so.6
 ?? () from /lib/libdbus-1.so.3
 ?? () from /lib/libdbus-1.so.3
 dbus_message_iter_append_basic () from /lib/libdbus-1.so.3
 ?? () from /usr/lib/libdbus-glib-1.so.2
Title: empathy crashed with SIGSEGV in dbus_message_iter_append_basic()
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-13-generic i686
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare
 (polkit-gnome-authentication-agent-1:1488): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_once_init_leave: assertion `initialization_value != 0' failed
 (rhythmbox:1755): Rhythmbox-WARNING **: Could not open device /dev/radio0

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Changed in empathy (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Ted Gould (ted)
visibility: private → public

 __strlen_sse2 () from /lib/tls/i686/cmov/libc.so.6
 _dbus_marshal_write_basic (str=0x959b518, insert_at=4,
 _dbus_type_writer_write_basic (writer=0xbff69438, type=111,
 dbus_message_iter_append_basic (iter=0xbff69430, type=111,
 marshal_object_path (iter=0xbff69430, value=0xbff694d8)

Changed in empathy (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-i386-retrace
affects: empathy (Ubuntu) → libindicate (Ubuntu)
Changed in libindicate (Ubuntu):
importance: Medium → High
status: New → Triaged

same with evolution wont start.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package libindicate - 0.3.3-0ubuntu2

libindicate (0.3.3-0ubuntu2) lucid; urgency=low

  * Upstream merge
    * Sending '/' as the null object path and looking for
      it on the listener. (lp: #524072)
 -- Ted Gould <email address hidden> Thu, 18 Feb 2010 16:22:16 -0600

Changed in libindicate (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
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