openoffice update not installing, caused damage to one packet and disabled all further updates and installation and disinstallation of other packets

Bug #528127 reported by arlkweith on 2010-02-26
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openoffice.org (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: openoffice.org

This message appears when trying to run dpkg from safe mode and from normal session:
"OpenOffice.org is running right now. A running OpenOffice.org makes extension (de-)registration not possible and it causes problems with (de-)registering components.

Please close OpenOffice.org (including an eventually running Quickstarter)."

It shows onf these packages:
openoffice.org-filter-binfilter
openoffice.org-pdfimport
openoffice.org-presentation-minimizer
openoffice.org-presenter-console
openoffice.org-report-builder

Although when in safe mode all other updates (not openoffice related) were installed sucessfully.

ProblemType: Package
Architecture: i386
Date: Thu Feb 25 23:47:49 2010
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
ErrorMessage:
 ErrorMessage: subprocess new pre-installation script returned error exit status 1
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" - Release i386 (20091028.5)
Package: openoffice.org-report-builder 1:1.1.0+OOo3.1.1-5ubuntu1
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-19.56-generic
SourcePackage: openoffice.org
Title: package openoffice.org-report-builder 1:1.1.0+OOo3.1.1-5ubuntu1 failed to install/upgrade:
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-19-generic i686

arlkweith (ariel-chylek) wrote :
Jamie Strandboge (jdstrand) wrote :

Thanks for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. We appreciate the difficulties you are facing, but this appears to be a "regular" (non-security) bug. I have unmarked it as a security issue since this bug does not show evidence of allowing attackers to cross privilege boundaries nor directly cause loss of data/privacy. Please feel free to report any other bugs you may find.

security vulnerability: yes → no
visibility: private → public
tags: added: karmic
Mitch Towner (kermiac) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. This particular bug has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug 450569, so it 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.

Changed in openoffice.org (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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