path to invalid pixbuf in a lens crashes unity

Bug #746432 reported by Ken VanDine on 2011-03-31
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Unity
Invalid
High
Gord Allott
unity (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

Binary package hint: unity

In the Gwibber lens, we set the icon to the path of the cached avatar. Sometimes those cached images are actually html files containing a 404 error. When unity tries to render that as a pixbuf it causes a crash.

Unity shouldn't be this vulnerable to crashes from lenses.

Neil J. Patel (njpatel) on 2011-04-01
Changed in unity:
assignee: nobody → Gord Allott (gordallott)
importance: Undecided → High
milestone: none → 3.8.4
status: New → Triaged
Gord Allott (gordallott) wrote :

Wasn't able to come up with a uri to make the icon loader code crash. tried generic 404's and nothing. need a stacktrace + uri that makes unity crash

Changed in unity:
status: Triaged → Incomplete
Gord Allott (gordallott) wrote :

seems we fixed this in an earlier release, re-open if the bug found again

Changed in unity:
status: Incomplete → Invalid
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
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