package libqt5svg5:amd64 5.11.1-2 failed to install/upgrade: package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should reinstall it before attempting configuration

Bug #1824678 reported by Sijo w on 2019-04-14
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qtsvg-opensource-src (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

i can't install applications

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.10
Package: libqt5svg5:amd64 5.11.1-2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.18.0-17.18-generic 4.18.20
Uname: Linux 4.18.0-17-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.10-0ubuntu13.2
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sun Apr 14 11:07:50 2019
DuplicateSignature:
 package:libqt5svg5:amd64:5.11.1-2
 Setting up libvlccore9:amd64 (3.0.4-2build1) ...
 dpkg: error processing package libqt5svg5:amd64 (--configure):
  package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should
ErrorMessage: package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should reinstall it before attempting configuration
InstallationDate: Installed on 2019-03-22 (22 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 18.10 "Cosmic Cuttlefish" - Release amd64 (20181017.3)
Python3Details: /usr/bin/python3.6, Python 3.6.7, python3-minimal, 3.6.7-1~18.10
PythonDetails: N/A
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.19.0.5ubuntu5
 apt 1.7.4
SourcePackage: qtsvg-opensource-src
Title: package libqt5svg5:amd64 5.11.1-2 failed to install/upgrade: package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should reinstall it before attempting configuration
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Sijo w (sijo2190) wrote :

Thanks for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. We appreciate the difficulties you are facing, but this appears to be a "regular" (non-security) bug. I have unmarked it as a security issue since this bug does not show evidence of allowing attackers to cross privilege boundaries nor directly cause loss of data/privacy. Please feel free to report any other bugs you may find.

information type: Private Security → Public
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
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