packagekitd crashed with SIGSEGV in strlen()

Bug #1565291 reported by Vasile Rotaru on 2016-04-02
This bug affects 1 person
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packagekit (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Just going about my business when a dialog window appears with Bang!

Figuratively speaking

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: packagekit 0.8.17-4ubuntu6~gcc5.4ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-16.32-generic 4.4.6
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-16-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sat Apr 2 18:24:27 2016
ExecutablePath: /usr/lib/packagekit/packagekitd
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-03-26 (6 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Beta amd64 (20160323)
ProcCmdline: /usr/lib/packagekit/packagekitd
 Segfault happened at: 0x7fd2e2f32ed6 <strlen+38>: movdqu (%rax),%xmm4
 PC (0x7fd2e2f32ed6) ok
 source "(%rax)" (0x00000000) not located in a known VMA region (needed readable region)!
 destination "%xmm4" ok
 Stack memory exhausted (SP below stack segment)
SegvReason: reading NULL VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: packagekit
 strlen () at ../sysdeps/x86_64/strlen.S:106
 __add_to_environ (name=0x7fd2ddabb9ef "http_proxy", value=0x0, combined=0x0, replace=1) at setenv.c:131
 AptIntf::init() () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/packagekit-backend/
 ?? () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/packagekit-backend/
 ?? ()
Title: packagekitd crashed with SIGSEGV in strlen()
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Vasile Rotaru (vrotaru-md) wrote :

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 #1560759, 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.

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