pidgin crashed with SIGSEGV in g_main_context_dispatch()

Bug #676929 reported by yamo on 2010-11-18
This bug affects 1 person
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pidgin (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: pidgin

Hi I had a certificat error from msn!

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
Package: pidgin 1:2.7.3-1ubuntu3.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.35-22.35-generic
Uname: Linux 2.6.35-22-generic x86_64
Architecture: amd64
CrashCounter: 1
Date: Wed Nov 17 21:53:04 2010
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/pidgin
ProcCmdline: pidgin --session 10bdd64106eefaf945127257662540878300000014760031 --display :0.0
 PATH=(custom, user)
 Segfault happened at: 0x7f8ad9db21b7: cmpb $0x75,(%rax)
 PC (0x7f8ad9db21b7) ok
 source "$0x75" ok
 destination "(%rax)" (0x00000000) not located in a known VMA region (needed writable region)!
SegvReason: writing NULL VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: pidgin
 ?? () from /usr/lib/purple-2/
 ?? () from /usr/lib/purple-2/
 ?? ()
 g_main_context_dispatch () from /lib/
 ?? () from /lib/
Title: pidgin crashed with SIGSEGV in g_main_context_dispatch()
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout kqemu kvm lpadmin plugdev sambashare
 (gnome-settings-daemon:1477): GdkPixbuf-CRITICAL **: gdk_pixbuf_format_get_name: assertion `format != NULL' failed
 (polkit-gnome-authentication-agent-1:1876): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_once_init_leave: assertion `initialization_value != 0' failed
 (gnome-settings-daemon:1477): GdkPixbuf-CRITICAL **: gdk_pixbuf_format_get_name: assertion `format != NULL' failed
 (Pidgin:1883): Json-CRITICAL **: json_node_get_int: assertion `node != NULL' failed

yamo (stephane-gregoire) wrote :
yamo (stephane-gregoire) wrote :
yamo (stephane-gregoire) wrote :

On the ssl error, I've fixed it :

 got_full_buddy_list (fba=0x2332960, data=<value optimized out>,
 fb_post_or_get_readdata_cb (data=0x235de30,
 ?? ()
 g_main_context_dispatch ()
 ?? () from /lib/

Changed in pidgin (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
yamo (stephane-gregoire) on 2010-11-25
visibility: private → public
yamo (stephane-gregoire) wrote :

Valgrind log when only activating MSN, ICQ AIM and Yahoo.

Rolf Leggewie (r0lf) wrote :

I think it would be good if you talked to the upstream devs as well. Please link the upstream ticket here in case you do.

Changed in pidgin (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
yamo (stephane-gregoire) wrote :


I don't know if the bug quoted on comment #3 is really the good one.

I had many troubles with MSN, I will try to activate it (certificate changed many times) ...

And I have trouble with facebook plugin.

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