pidgin crashed with SIGSEGV in settings_notify_cb()

Bug #1054910 reported by Special Agent Stulle on 2012-09-23
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
pidgin (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

using quantal

uname -a:
quantal 3.5.0-15-generic #22-Ubuntu SMP Wed Sep 19 20:01:43 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

apt-cache policy pidgin:

sudden crash
i'm using gtalk, jabber, icq-, facebook- and twitter protocols

works fine most of the time, sudden crashes appear seldom

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
Package: pidgin 1:2.10.6-0ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-15.22-generic 3.5.4
Uname: Linux 3.5.0-15-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.5.2-0ubuntu4
Architecture: amd64
CrashCounter: 1
Date: Sun Sep 23 11:19:16 2012
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/pidgin
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Alpha amd64 (20120905.2)
ProcCmdline: pidgin
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 Segfault happened at: 0x7fa7f1062db4: mov 0x38(%rbx),%rdi
 PC (0x7fa7f1062db4) ok
 source "0x38(%rbx)" (0x00000038) not located in a known VMA region (needed readable region)!
 destination "%rdi" ok
SegvReason: reading NULL VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: pidgin
 ?? () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 g_closure_invoke () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 ?? () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 g_signal_emit_valist () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 g_signal_emit () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
Title: pidgin crashed with SIGSEGV in g_closure_invoke()
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo

i also get sudden crashes in docky, also concerning

" /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/"

so maybe problem is in libgobject. i'm using

"gnome-shell 3.5.92-0ubuntu1"

maybe that could be important, too

visibility: private → public

 settings_notify_cb (settings=0x7fa8187f4400, pspec=<optimized out>, data=<optimized out>) at /build/buildd/libdbusmenu-12.10.1/./libdbusmenu-gtk/parser.c:1341
 g_closure_invoke (closure=0x7fa819836080, return_value=0x0, n_param_values=2, param_values=0x7fffc5161e90, invocation_hint=0x7fffc5161e30) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.33.14/./gobject/gclosure.c:777
 signal_emit_unlocked_R (node=node@entry=0x7fa8187cda90, detail=detail@entry=3025, instance=instance@entry=0x7fa8187f4400, emission_return=emission_return@entry=0x0, instance_and_params=instance_and_params@entry=0x7fffc5161e90) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.33.14/./gobject/gsignal.c:3551
 g_signal_emit_valist (instance=0x7fa8187f4400, signal_id=<optimized out>, detail=3025, var_args=var_args@entry=0x7fffc51620e8) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.33.14/./gobject/gsignal.c:3300
 g_signal_emit (instance=<optimized out>, signal_id=<optimized out>, detail=<optimized out>) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.33.14/./gobject/gsignal.c:3356

Changed in pidgin (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
summary: - pidgin crashed with SIGSEGV in g_closure_invoke()
+ pidgin crashed with SIGSEGV in settings_notify_cb()
tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
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