[SRU]crash in nmc_find_connection

Bug #1595707 reported by errors.ubuntu.com bug bridge on 2016-06-23
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Fix Released
network-manager (Ubuntu)
Aron Xu
Aron Xu
Aron Xu

Bug Description


Ubuntu error tracker receives some reports agains 1.2.0 for a crash in nmc_find_connection() when connecting to a password protected wlan connection, by running command: nmcli device connect wlan0
T he problem page at https://errors.ubuntu.com/problem/16ece0c3816c93d9c763402902edf04448cbe6c8 contains more details.

[Test Case]
After applying the patch, errors.ubuntu.com should stop receiving new crash reports for this problem.

[Regression Potential]
The fix is making the connection list available for certain nmc_secrets_requested() call, which should be harmless.

Aron Xu (happyaron) on 2016-06-28
Changed in network-manager (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Aron Xu (happyaron)
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Triaged
summary: - /usr/bin/nmcli:11:nmc_find_connection:nmc_secrets_requested:ffi_call_unix64:ffi_call:g_cclosure_marshal_generic_va
+ [SRU]crash in nmc_find_connection
Aron Xu (happyaron) on 2016-06-28
description: updated
Aron Xu (happyaron) on 2016-06-28
tags: added: desktop-trello-import
Changed in network-manager (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package network-manager - 1.2.2-0ubuntu6

network-manager (1.2.2-0ubuntu6) yakkety; urgency=medium

  * Make connection list available to some nmc_secrets_requested() calls
    (LP: #1595707)
  * Make Read-connections-from-run.patch gbp-pq friendly

 -- Aron Xu <email address hidden> Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:38:09 +0800

Changed in network-manager (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in network-manager:
importance: Unknown → Medium
status: Unknown → Fix Released
Aron Xu (happyaron) on 2016-07-04
Changed in network-manager (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → In Progress
assignee: nobody → Aron Xu (happyaron)

Hello errors.ubuntu.com, or anyone else affected,

Accepted network-manager into xenial-proposed. The package will build now and be available at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/network-manager/1.2.0-0ubuntu0.16.04.3 in a few hours, and then in the -proposed repository.

Please help us by testing this new package. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed 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 https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QATeam/PerformingSRUVerification . Thank you in advance!

Changed in network-manager (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
tags: added: verification-needed
Aron Xu (happyaron) wrote :

No more crash discovered, tagging as verification-done.

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

This bug was fixed in the package network-manager - 1.2.0-0ubuntu0.16.04.3

network-manager (1.2.0-0ubuntu0.16.04.3) xenial; urgency=medium

  * cli-initialize-connection-list-in-do_device_connect.patch:
    Make sure connection list available for nmc_secrets_requested().
    (LP: #1595707).
  * Removing default_powersave_on.patch, and instead install config
    file that accomplishes the same (LP: #1557026)
  * Fix invalid nmcli option in bug report script
    debian/source_network-manager.py (LP: #1582803)

 -- Aron Xu <email address hidden> Tue, 05 Jul 2016 16:01:03 +0800

Changed in network-manager (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released

The verification of the Stable Release Update for network-manager 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.

Changed in network-manager (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Undecided → Medium
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