Crash with SdrObjList nullptr

Bug #1569500 reported by bug bridge on 2016-04-12
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Fix Committed
libreoffice (Fedora)
Won't Fix
libreoffice (Ubuntu)
Björn Michaelsen
Björn Michaelsen

Bug Description

The Ubuntu Error Tracker has been receiving reports about a problem regarding libreoffice. This problem was most recently seen with version 1:5.1.2-0ubuntu1, the problem page at contains more details.

Version-Release number of selected component:

Additional info:
reporter: libreport-2.6.3
backtrace_rating: 4
cmdline: /usr/lib64/libreoffice/program/soffice.bin --impress --splash-pipe=5
crash_function: SdrObjList::GetObjCount
executable: /usr/lib64/libreoffice/program/soffice.bin
global_pid: 31863
kernel: 4.3.3-301.fc23.x86_64
runlevel: N 5
type: CCpp
uid: 1000

Truncated backtrace:
Thread no. 1 (10 frames)
 #0 SdrObjList::GetObjCount at /usr/src/debug/libreoffice-
 #1 SdrEditView::ImpCheckToTopBtmPossible at /usr/src/debug/libreoffice-
 #2 SdrEditView::CheckPossibilities at /usr/src/debug/libreoffice-
 #3 E3dView::CheckPossibilities at /usr/src/debug/libreoffice-
 #4 sd::View::CheckPossibilities at /usr/src/debug/libreoffice-
 #5 SdrEditView::ForcePossibilities at /usr/src/debug/libreoffice-
 #6 SdrEditView::IsConvertToPathObjPossible at /usr/src/debug/libreoffice-
 #7 sd::DrawViewShell::GetMenuState at /usr/src/debug/libreoffice-
 #8 SfxShell::CallState at /usr/src/debug/libreoffice-
 #9 SfxShell::CanExecuteSlot_Impl at /usr/src/debug/libreoffice-

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any idea what you selected when this crash ?

Sorry can't remember!!

I committed a plausible workaround upstream

Means that you have an idea about the cause ? I didn't read the logs yet !!!

Changed in libreoffice (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Björn Michaelsen (bjoern-michaelsen)
summary: - /usr/lib/libreoffice/program/soffice.bin:11:SdrObjList::GetObjCount:SdrEditView::ImpCheckToTopBtmPossible:SdrEditView::CheckPossibilities:E3dView::CheckPossibilities:sd::View::CheckPossibilities
+ Crash with SdrObjList nullptr
Changed in df-libreoffice:
status: New → Fix Committed

Hello, or anyone else affected,

Accepted libreoffice into xenial-proposed. The package will build now and be available at in a few hours, and then in the -proposed repository.

Please help us by testing this new package. See for documentation how to enable and use -proposed. Your feedback will aid us getting this update out to other Ubuntu users.

If this package fixes the bug for you, please add a comment to this bug, mentioning the version of the package you tested, and change the tag from verification-needed to verification-done. If it does not fix the bug for you, please add a comment stating that, and change the tag to verification-failed. In either case, details of your testing will help us make a better decision.

Further information regarding the verification process can be found at . Thank you in advance!

Changed in libreoffice (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Fix Committed
tags: added: verification-needed

Hard to reproduce, no known reports of this one on 5.1.3 => setting this to verification-done.

tags: added: verification-done
removed: verification-needed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package libreoffice - 1:5.1.3-0ubuntu1

libreoffice (1:5.1.3-0ubuntu1) xenial; urgency=medium

  * new upstream bugfix release
  * fix crash with nullptr SdrObjList (LP: #1569500)
  * fix crash with ScCsvGrid living beyond VCL shutdown (LP: #1566050)
  * fix crash with non-empty BlendFrameCache in late VCL shutdown (LP: #1560328)

 -- Bjoern Michaelsen <email address hidden> Thu, 12 May 2016 11:35:38 +0200

Changed in libreoffice (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released

The verification of the Stable Release Update for libreoffice has completed successfully and the package has now been released to -updates. Subsequently, the Ubuntu Stable Release Updates Team is being unsubscribed and will not receive messages about this bug report. In the event that you encounter a regression using the package from -updates please report a new bug using ubuntu-bug and tag the bug report regression-update so we can easily find any regressions.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package libreoffice - 1:5.1.3-0ubuntu4

libreoffice (1:5.1.3-0ubuntu4) yakkety; urgency=medium

  * use internal copy of mdds and orcus on yakkety for 5.1 series now

 -- Bjoern Michaelsen <email address hidden> Tue, 24 May 2016 14:25:58 +0200

Changed in libreoffice (Ubuntu Yakkety):
status: New → Fix Released
Changed in libreoffice (Fedora):
importance: Unknown → Undecided
status: Unknown → Won't Fix
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