nautilus crashed with SIGSEGV in g_type_check_instance_is_a()

Bug #1702579 reported by Damon Lynch on 2017-07-05
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
nautilus (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

As nautilus was thumbnailing photos and videos on a Nexus 5X connected via PTP, I right clicked in the file browser close or possibly on a file name of one of files that did not yet have a thumbnail generated. It was at that point that nautilus crashed.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 17.10
Package: nautilus 1:3.24.1-0ubuntu4
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.10.0-26.30-generic 4.10.17
Uname: Linux 4.10.0-26-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia_uvm nvidia_drm nvidia_modeset nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.20.5-0ubuntu5
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: Unity:Unity7
Date: Wed Jul 5 17:40:09 2017
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/nautilus
InstallationDate: Installed on 2017-05-16 (50 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 17.10 "Artful Aardvark" - Alpha amd64 (20170511)
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/nautilus --gapplication-service
 Segfault happened at: 0x7f934721a811 <g_type_check_instance_is_a+65>: testb $0x4,0x16(%rax)
 PC (0x7f934721a811) ok
 source "$0x4" ok
 destination "0x16(%rax)" (0x3a3a737365636376) not located in a known VMA region (needed writable region)!
 Stack memory exhausted (SP below stack segment)
SegvReason: writing unknown VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: nautilus
 g_type_check_instance_is_a () at /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 gnome_desktop_thumbnail_factory_generate_thumbnail () at /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 () at /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 () at /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
Title: nautilus crashed with SIGSEGV in g_type_check_instance_is_a()
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo vboxusers

Damon Lynch (dlynch3) wrote :
information type: Private → Public

 g_type_check_instance_is_a (type_instance=type_instance@entry=0x7f932c0c20d0, iface_type=iface_type@entry=94275285265120) at ../../../../gobject/gtype.c:4013
 get_preview_thumbnail (size=256, uri=0x55be2e7f4b90 "mtp://%5Busb%3A001,030%5D/Internal%20shared%20storage/DCIM/Camera/IMG_20161004_114104.jpg") at gnome-desktop-thumbnail.c:1085
 gnome_desktop_thumbnail_factory_generate_thumbnail (factory=0x55be2d1cff40, uri=0x55be2e7f4b90 "mtp://%5Busb%3A001,030%5D/Internal%20shared%20storage/DCIM/Camera/IMG_20161004_114104.jpg", mime_type=0x55be2e7f43b0 "image/jpeg") at gnome-desktop-thumbnail.c:1145
 thumbnail_thread_func (task=<optimized out>, source_object=<optimized out>, task_data=<optimized out>, cancellable=<optimized out>) at nautilus-thumbnails.c:567
 g_task_thread_pool_thread (thread_data=0x55be2e48ab80, pool_data=<optimized out>) at ../../../../gio/gtask.c:1328

Changed in nautilus (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
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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