soffice.bin crashed with SIGABRT in __libc_message()

Bug #1131533 reported by Stephen Cradock on 2013-02-22

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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
libreoffice (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

trying to open a file in OO writer -
expected behavior - file opens.
Observed behavior - writer crashes.

Re-trying same file results in successful opening of file as expected.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.04
Package: libreoffice-core 1:4.0.0~beta2-0ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.8.0-7.14-generic 3.8.0
Uname: Linux 3.8.0-7-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.8-0ubuntu4
Architecture: amd64
Date: Thu Feb 21 19:46:36 2013
ExecutablePath: /usr/lib/libreoffice/program/soffice.bin
InstallationDate: Installed on 2012-10-21 (123 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Release amd64 (20121017.5)
MarkForUpload: True
ProcCmdline: /usr/lib/libreoffice/program/soffice.bin --writer --splash-pipe=6
 PATH=(custom, no user)
Signal: 6
SourcePackage: libreoffice
 raise () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 abort () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 ?? () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 ?? () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 ?? () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
Title: soffice.bin crashed with SIGABRT in raise()
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo

Stephen Cradock (s-cradock) wrote :
information type: Private → Public

Stephen Cradock, thank you for reporting this and helping make Ubuntu better. Could you please provide the document that demonstrates this problem?

Changed in libreoffice (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
Stephen Cradock (s-cradock) wrote :

Sure - here it is. It just happened again when I tried to open the same one....

 __libc_message (do_abort=do_abort@entry=2, fmt=fmt@entry=0x7f93b8398860 "*** Error in `%s': %s: 0x%s ***\n") at ../sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/libc_fatal.c:199
 malloc_printerr (action=3, str=0x7f93b8398bd8 "munmap_chunk(): invalid pointer", ptr=<optimized out>) at malloc.c:4902
 add_file (model=0x0, file=0x2820850, info=0x5) at /build/buildd/gtk+2.0-2.24.16/gtk/gtkfilesystemmodel.c:1716
 g_object_unref (_object=0x24c5280) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.35.8/./gobject/gobject.c:3024
 should_respond_after_confirm_overwrite (parent_file=0xee9e60, file_part=0x244e060 "", impl=0x0) at /build/buildd/gtk+2.0-2.24.16/gtk/gtkfilechooserdefault.c:8286

Changed in libreoffice (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
summary: - soffice.bin crashed with SIGABRT in raise()
+ soffice.bin crashed with SIGABRT in __libc_message()
tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

[Expired for libreoffice (Ubuntu) because there has been no activity for 60 days.]

Changed in libreoffice (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Expired

Stephen Cradock, thank you for providing the requested document. This is unreproducible in Xubuntu:
lsb_release -rd
Description: Ubuntu 13.04
Release: 13.04

apt-cache policy libreoffice-writer
  Installed: 1:4.0.2-0ubuntu1
  Candidate: 1:4.0.2-0ubuntu1
  Version table:
 *** 1:4.0.2-0ubuntu1 0
        500 raring/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

Changed in libreoffice (Ubuntu):
status: Expired → New

This release of Ubuntu is no longer receiving maintenance updates. If this is still an issue on a maintained version of Ubuntu please let us know.

Changed in libreoffice (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
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