package lsof 4.86+dfsg-1ubuntu2 failed to install/upgrade: unable to open '/usr/share/doc/lsof/examples/count_pf.perl.dpkg-new': Permission denied

Bug #1609618 reported by Jason Duerstock on 2016-08-04
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This bug affects 9 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
lsof (Ubuntu)
High
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Bug Description

This was during an upgrade on the recently released "Ubuntu on Windows" along with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: lsof 4.86+dfsg-1ubuntu2
Uname: Linux 3.4.0+ x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.1
Architecture: amd64
Date: Thu Aug 4 02:40:16 2016
Dependencies:
 gcc-6-base 6.0.1-0ubuntu1
 libc6 2.23-0ubuntu3
 libgcc1 1:6.0.1-0ubuntu1
Dmesg:

DuplicateSignature:
 package:lsof:4.86+dfsg-1ubuntu2
 Unpacking lsof (4.89+dfsg-0.1) over (4.86+dfsg-1ubuntu2) ...
 dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/lsof_4.89+dfsg-0.1_amd64.deb (--unpack):
  unable to open '/usr/share/doc/lsof/examples/count_pf.perl.dpkg-new': Permission denied
ErrorMessage: unable to open '/usr/share/doc/lsof/examples/count_pf.perl.dpkg-new': Permission denied
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.18.4ubuntu1.1
 apt 1.2.12~ubuntu16.04.1
SourcePackage: lsof
Title: package lsof 4.86+dfsg-1ubuntu2 failed to install/upgrade: unable to open '/usr/share/doc/lsof/examples/count_pf.perl.dpkg-new': Permission denied
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to xenial on 2016-08-04 (0 days ago)

Jason Duerstock (evilmoo) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in lsof (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in lsof (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
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