do-release-upgrade crashed with SystemError in open(): E:The package linux-image-3.8.0-15-generic needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it.

Bug #1165966 reported by Phoenix2life on 2013-04-08
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubuntu-release-upgrader (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Bug Description

user@user-virtual-machine:~$ sudo gedit /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades
[sudo] password for user:

(gedit:10548): IBUS-WARNING **: The owner of /home/user/.config/ibus/bus is not root!

Using above command "sudo gedit /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades" changed Prompt=normal.

user@user-virtual-machine:~$ sudo do-release-upgrade -d
Checking for a new Ubuntu release
No new release found

Received "crash report detected" on top right hand corner.

user@user-virtual-machine:~$ uname -a
Linux user-virtual-machine 3.8.0-16-generic #26-Ubuntu SMP Mon Apr 1 19:52:57 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.04
Package: ubuntu-release-upgrader-core 1:0.192.6
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.8.0-16.26-generic 3.8.5
Uname: Linux 3.8.0-16-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.9.2-0ubuntu5
Architecture: amd64
CrashDB: ubuntu
Date: Sun Apr 7 21:49:32 2013
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/do-release-upgrade
InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-03-21 (17 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Xubuntu 13.04 "Raring Ringtail" - Alpha amd64 (20130311.1)
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python3.3
MarkForUpload: True
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python3 /usr/bin/do-release-upgrade -d
ProcEnviron:
 TERM=xterm
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 LANGUAGE=en_US:en
 SHELL=/bin/bash
PythonArgs: ['/usr/bin/do-release-upgrade', '-d']
SourcePackage: ubuntu-release-upgrader
Title: do-release-upgrade crashed with SystemError in open(): E:The package linux-image-3.8.0-15-generic needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it.
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups:

Phoenix2life (arb-blogger) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Changed in ubuntu-release-upgrader (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Daniel Hahler (blueyed) on 2013-10-08
Changed in ubuntu-release-upgrader (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
information type: Private → Public
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