nautilus crashed with SIGSEGV in gnome_desktop_thumbnail_factory_generate_thumbnail()

Bug #1234415 reported by Andreas Tschirpke on 2013-10-02
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
nautilus (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

If a Nautilus window is open showing some video files which are downloaded by Firefox it crashes while trying to create a thumbnail image. After downloads have finished the thumbnails appear and Nautilus doesn't crash anymore.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.10
Package: nautilus 1:3.8.2-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.11.0-11.17-generic 3.11.3
Uname: Linux 3.11.0-11-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.12.5-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
CrashCounter: 1
Date: Wed Oct 2 22:26:33 2013
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/nautilus
 b'org.gnome.nautilus.window-state' b'geometry' b"'1080x1032+65+24'"
 b'org.gnome.nautilus.window-state' b'sidebar-width' b'150'
InstallationDate: Installed on 2012-03-18 (563 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Release amd64 (20111012)
MarkForUpload: True
ProcCmdline: nautilus -n
 Segfault happened at: 0x7f634dada1c0 <sem_post>: mov (%rdi),%eax
 PC (0x7f634dada1c0) ok
 source "(%rdi)" (0x00000000) not located in a known VMA region (needed readable region)!
 destination "%eax" ok
 Stack memory exhausted (SP below stack segment)
SegvReason: reading NULL VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: nautilus
 ?? () from /usr/lib/
 gnome_desktop_thumbnail_factory_generate_thumbnail () from /usr/lib/
 ?? ()
 start_thread (arg=0x7f6342a1d700) at pthread_create.c:311
 clone () at ../sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/x86_64/clone.S:113
Title: nautilus crashed with SIGSEGV in gnome_desktop_thumbnail_factory_generate_thumbnail()
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to saucy on 2013-09-29 (2 days ago)
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout fuse libvirtd lp lpadmin plugdev sambashare vboxusers

Thank you for taking the time to report this crash and helping to make this software better. This particular crash has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug #1203349, so is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Please continue to report any other bugs you may find.

information type: Private → Public
tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in nautilus (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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