mission-control-5 crashed with SIGSEGV in g_str_hash()

Bug #814511 reported by Alexander Hunziker on 2011-07-22
This bug affects 36 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Telepathy Mission Control 5
Fix Released
telepathy-mission-control-5 (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

I opened a chat window in empathy, thereafter MC crashed.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: telepathy-mission-control-5 1:5.9.0-1 [modified: usr/share/doc/telepathy-mission-control-5/changelog.Debian.gz]
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-6.7-generic 3.0.0-rc7
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-6-generic x86_64
Architecture: amd64
Date: Fri Jul 22 11:37:26 2011
ExecutablePath: /usr/lib/telepathy/mission-control-5
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release amd64 (20100429)
ProcCmdline: /usr/lib/telepathy/mission-control-5
 Segfault happened at: 0x7f49366dbd90 <g_str_hash>: movzbl (%rdi),%edx
 PC (0x7f49366dbd90) ok
 source "(%rdi)" (0x00000000) not located in a known VMA region (needed readable region)!
 destination "%edx" ok
SegvReason: reading NULL VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: telepathy-mission-control-5
 g_str_hash () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libglib-2.0.so.0
 g_hash_table_lookup () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libglib-2.0.so.0
 ?? ()
 g_closure_invoke () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgobject-2.0.so.0
 ?? () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgobject-2.0.so.0
Title: mission-control-5 crashed with SIGSEGV in g_str_hash()
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to oneiric on 2011-07-19 (3 days ago)
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare

 g_str_hash (v=0x0) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.29.10/./glib/gstring.c:142
 g_hash_table_lookup_node (hash_table=0xea9800, key=0x0) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.29.10/./glib/ghash.c:360
 g_hash_table_lookup (hash_table=0xea9800, key=0x0) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.29.10/./glib/ghash.c:1022
 mcd_dispatcher_client_needs_recovery_cb (client=0xef4460, self=0xeb1000) at mcd-dispatcher.c:683
 g_closure_invoke (closure=0xf2d080, return_value=0x0, n_param_values=1, param_values=0xf04ae0, invocation_hint=<value optimized out>) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.29.10/./gobject/gclosure.c:773

Changed in telepathy-mission-control-5 (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
Changed in telepathy-mission-control-5 (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

Thank you for your bug report. This bug has been reported to the developers of the software. You can track it and make comments at:

visibility: private → public
Changed in telepathy-mission-control-5 (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Changed in mission-control-5:
importance: Unknown → Critical
status: Unknown → Confirmed
Detlef Lechner (detlef-lechner) wrote :

I affected too.
$ uname -a
Linux T61 3.0.0-8-server #11-Ubuntu SMP Fri Aug 12 22:04:11 UTC 2011 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Xavier Claessens (zdra) on 2011-08-22
Changed in mission-control-5:
importance: Critical → Unknown
status: Confirmed → Unknown
Changed in mission-control-5:
importance: Unknown → Medium
status: Unknown → Confirmed

Is this not a duplicate of bug 726301?

Changed in mission-control-5:
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
tags: added: bugpattern-needed
MN (istheendnigh) wrote :

The bug was similar—but not exactly the same—for me: I was typing in a chat bubble in gnome-shell and an Empathy window popped up out of the blue, prompting this crash.

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