pidgin crashed with SIGSEGV in g_type_check_instance_cast()

Bug #732150 reported by Martin Schröder on 2011-03-09
This bug affects 11 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
pidgin (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: pidgin

For a while, pidgin refused to close message tabs via ctrl-w, then it crashed.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
Package: pidgin 1:2.7.3-1ubuntu3.2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.35-27.48-generic
Uname: Linux 2.6.35-27-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Architecture: amd64
Date: Wed Mar 9 18:28:57 2011
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/pidgin
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - Release amd64 (20101007)
ProcCmdline: pidgin
 Segfault happened at: 0x7f8b28335981 <g_type_check_instance_cast+49>: mov (%rdi),%rax
 PC (0x7f8b28335981) ok
 source "(%rdi)" (0x000003d8) not located in a known VMA region (needed readable region)!
 destination "%rax" ok
SegvReason: reading NULL VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: pidgin
 g_type_check_instance_cast () from /usr/lib/
 pidgin_conv_window_get_active_gtkconv ()
 pidgin_conv_window_get_active_conversation ()
 pidgin_conv_window_is_active_conversation ()
 ?? ()
Title: pidgin crashed with SIGSEGV in g_type_check_instance_cast()
UserGroups: adm admin audio cdrom dialout fuse lpadmin netdev plugdev sambashare video

 g_type_check_instance_cast (type_instance=0x3d8, iface_type=16239840)
 pidgin_conv_window_get_active_gtkconv (
 pidgin_conv_window_get_active_conversation (
 pidgin_conv_window_is_active_conversation (
 update_tab_icon (conv=<value optimized out>)

Changed in pidgin (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
Kalle Valo (kvalo) on 2011-03-24
visibility: private → public
Changed in pidgin (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
tags: added: precise
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