pidgin crashed with SIGSEGV in skype_login()

Bug #1275679 reported by kylea on 2014-02-03
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pidgin (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

I removed the Skype plugin and closed pidgin - pidgin then crashed

Linux kylea-hpxt 3.13.0-6-generic #23-Ubuntu SMP Thu Jan 30 09:48:03 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu Trusty Tahr (development branch)
Release: 14.04
Codename: trusty

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: pidgin 1:2.10.7-0ubuntu4.2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-6.23-generic 3.13.0
Uname: Linux 3.13.0-6-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.13.2-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Mon Feb 3 20:41:51 2014
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/pidgin
InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-03-22 (318 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 13.04 "Raring Ringtail" - Alpha amd64 (20130319)
ProcCmdline: pidgin
 Segfault happened at: 0x7f96be38df12 <skype_login+66>: movl $0xe2,0x8(%rax)
 PC (0x7f96be38df12) ok
 source "$0xe2" ok
 destination "0x8(%rax)" (0x3ff0000000000008) not located in a known VMA region (needed writable region)!
SegvReason: writing unknown VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: pidgin
 skype_login () from /usr/lib/purple-2/
 skype_login_cb () from /usr/lib/purple-2/
 ?? () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 g_main_context_dispatch () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 ?? () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
Title: pidgin crashed with SIGSEGV in skype_login()
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to trusty on 2013-08-28 (158 days ago)
UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev root sambashare sudo vboxusers

kylea (kylea) wrote :
information type: Private → Public Security

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tags: added: apport-failed-retrace
tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
information type: Public Security → Public
dante eisenstein (dante-r) wrote :

theres also a memory issue with the 32bit pigin-skype plugin. i'll submit a new bug

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