compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in unity::ui::KeyboardUtil::GetKeycodeAboveKeySymbol()

Bug #920258 reported by Chenheting on 2012-01-23
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This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Unity
Fix Released
High
Marco Trevisan (Treviño)
5.0
Fix Released
High
Marco Trevisan (Treviño)
unity (Ubuntu)
High
Marco Trevisan (Treviño)
Precise
High
Unassigned

Bug Description

[Test Case]
No obvious test case - just ensuring that this crash does not happen.

[Regression Potential]
No regression potential.

Original description:

After started ubuntu, I got this bug.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: unity 5.0.0-0ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-15.25-generic 3.0.13
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-15-generic i686
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
ApportVersion: 1.91-0ubuntu1
Architecture: i386
Date: Mon Jan 23 10:31:01 2012
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/compiz
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Release i386 (20111012)
ProcCmdline: compiz
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_SG:en
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANG=en_SG.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SegvAnalysis:
 Segfault happened at: 0x17b6341 <_ZN5unity2ui12KeyboardUtil24GetKeycodeAboveKeySymbolEm+65>: movzbl 0x8(%edx),%ecx
 PC (0x017b6341) ok
 source "0x8(%edx)" (0x00000008) not located in a known VMA region (needed readable region)!
 destination "%ecx" ok
SegvReason: reading NULL VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: unity
StacktraceTop:
 unity::ui::KeyboardUtil::GetKeycodeAboveKeySymbol(unsigned long) () from /usr/lib/compiz/libunityshell.so
 unity::UnityScreen::initAltTabNextWindow() () from /usr/lib/compiz/libunityshell.so
 unity::UnityScreen::initPluginForScreen(CompPlugin*) () from /usr/lib/compiz/libunityshell.so
 CompScreen::initPluginForScreen(CompPlugin*) ()
 CompManager::initPlugin(CompPlugin*) ()
Title: compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in unity::ui::KeyboardUtil::GetKeycodeAboveKeySymbol()
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to precise on 2012-01-21 (1 days ago)
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare

Related branches

Chenheting (chenheting) wrote :
visibility: private → public

StacktraceTop:
 unity::ui::KeyboardUtil::GetKeycodeAboveKeySymbol (this=0xbfb5cbf4, key_symbol=65289) at /build/buildd/unity-5.0.0/plugins/unityshell/src/KeyboardUtil.cpp:193
 unity::UnityScreen::initAltTabNextWindow (this=0x9adcaa8) at /build/buildd/unity-5.0.0/plugins/unityshell/src/unityshell.cpp:358
 unity::UnityScreen::initPluginForScreen (this=0x9adcaa8, p=0x0) at /build/buildd/unity-5.0.0/plugins/unityshell/src/unityshell.cpp:1614
 CompScreen::initPluginForScreen (this=0x96d98f8, p=0x9acbe40) at /build/buildd/compiz-0.9.6+bzr20110929/src/plugin.cpp:320
 CompManager::initPlugin (p=0x9acbe40) at /build/buildd/compiz-0.9.6+bzr20110929/src/plugin.cpp:294

Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-i386-retrace
Didier Roche (didrocks) on 2012-02-01
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
importance: Medium → Critical
Bilal Akhtar (bilalakhtar) wrote :

Which keyboard layout are you using, btw?

Omer Akram (om26er) wrote :

from logs its:

ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_SG:en
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANG=en_SG.UTF-8

geo ski (geopski) wrote :

I have the amd 64 bit version of the software and have this problem

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Bilal Akhtar (bilalakhtar) wrote :

Do you continue to have this issue? I can remember there were some issues with keyboard layouts and their recognition earlier this month.

Changed in unity:
status: New → Incomplete
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Incomplete
status: Incomplete → Triaged
status: Triaged → Incomplete
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

[Expired for unity (Ubuntu) because there has been no activity for 60 days.]

Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Expired
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

[Expired for unity because there has been no activity for 60 days.]

Changed in unity:
status: Incomplete → Expired
Changed in unity:
status: Expired → In Progress
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: Expired → In Progress
Changed in unity:
importance: Undecided → High
milestone: none → 6.0
milestone: 6.0 → 6.2
assignee: nobody → Marco Trevisan (Treviño) (3v1n0)
Omer Akram (om26er) on 2012-07-09
Changed in unity:
importance: High → Critical
description: updated

Hello Chenheting, or anyone else affected,

Accepted unity into precise-proposed. The package will build now and be available at http://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity/5.14.0-0ubuntu1 in a few hours, and then in the -proposed repository.

Please help us by testing this new package. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation how to enable and use -proposed. Your feedback will aid us getting this update out to other Ubuntu users.

If this package fixes the bug for you, please change the bug tag from verification-needed to verification-done. If it does not, change the tag to verification-failed. In either case, details of your testing will help us make a better decision.

Further information regarding the verification process can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QATeam/PerformingSRUVerification . Thank you in advance!

tags: added: verification-needed
Changed in unity:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
assignee: nobody → Marco Trevisan (Treviño) (3v1n0)
tags: added: verification-done
removed: verification-needed
Changed in unity (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Fix Committed
importance: Undecided → High
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
importance: Critical → High
Changed in unity:
importance: Critical → High
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package unity - 5.14.0-0ubuntu1

---------------
unity (5.14.0-0ubuntu1) precise-proposed; urgency=low

  * New upstream release.
    - Unity launcher shows internal partitions after they have been unmounted
      (LP: #994163)
    - can't click to dismiss hud in the area where dynamic hud results are
      meant to appear (LP: #962651)
    - Spread/Scale should exit if Dash is invoked (LP: #944033)
    - Searching in the HUD freezes unity (LP: #1016239)
    - Dash - The search bar gets the focus when pressing invalid keys
      (LP: #931393)
    - unity crashed with NameError in reset_unity_compiz_profile(): global name
      'GError' is not defined (LP: #778470)
    - When number of workspaces is set to 1, the Spread no longer works
      (LP: #996604)
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in CompWindow::id() from getPaintMask()
      from unity::UnityWindow::glPaint() (LP: #851982)
    - "Keyboard Shortcuts" overlay can cause annoyance (LP: #934062)
    - padding between last quicklist item and bottom edge is non-deterministic
      (changes randomly) (LP: #955158)
    - HUD Draws improperly while searching for results (LP: #932531)
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in
      unity::ui::KeyboardUtil::GetKeycodeAboveKeySymbol() (LP: #920258)
    - Launcher - when a user starts dragging a item, any folded launcher icons
      that are valid drop receptacles should unfold (LP: #839717)
    - Dragging image from firefox/chrome to dock causes lagg/freeze
      (LP: #772445)
    - dash should open when pressing "super" in scale mode (LP: #1023811)
    - Multimonitor, Launcher - When the Launcher is set to autohide and
      'Sticky edges' are turned off, 'Launcher Edge Stop Overcome Pressure'
      seems to be broken when revealing the Launcher (LP: #987955)
    - Software Center add to launcher icon animation is delayed when the
      launcher is in auto-hide mode (LP: #1012896)
    - Purchased items are not being added to the Unity launcher (LP: #925014)
    - Unity Launcher Fails To Auto-Hide When Enabled & Installing Commercial
      Software (LP: #1002440)
    - Regression: shift+click on a launcher icon to open a new application
      instance gone (LP: #754565)
    - Regression: Installing apps causes a terrible visual glitch-- have to
      restart X.org. (LP: #981168)
    - Duplicated applications icons on quick application restart (LP: #1003574)
    - HUD - Formatting of text in the auto-complete is wrong (LP: #939436)
    - alt-backtick flickers between windows (LP: #987156)
    - [Hud] The result grid is not drawn in proximity of the search entry
      (LP: #1008603)
    - Dash and Launcher - As soon as a user starts dragging a file from the
      Dash, there is a 'flicker' before the Launcher icons that are valid drop
      receptacles re-saturate (LP: #863230)
    - [hud] The last button is not rounded (LP: #1008656)
    - Hud flickers when show up (LP: #1011507)
    - Dash maximise button changed location (LP: #987674)
    - launcher reordering "line" doesn't go to the bottom slot (LP: #971421)
    - Dash/HUD should close on "Spread" (LP: #870284)
    - Nothing should be written into the dash/hud searchbar whe...

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Changed in unity (Ubuntu Precise):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Didier Roche (didrocks) on 2012-08-10
Changed in unity:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package unity - 6.2.0-0ubuntu1

---------------
unity (6.2.0-0ubuntu1) quantal-proposed; urgency=low

  [ Adam Conrad ]
  * Removed debian/patches/libgeis-rename.patch

  [ Łukasz 'sil2100' Zemczak ]
  * debian/rules:
    - added override for dh_shlibdeps to point it to the private directory of
      libunity-protocol-private.so
  * debian/unity.lintian-overrides,
    debian/libunity-core-6.0-5.lintian-overrides:
    - added override to silence the binary-or-shlib-defines-rpath error, since
      we are forced to use RPATH in our case

  [ Didier Roche ]
  * New upstream release.
    - [nvidia] compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in
      nux::GraphicsEngine::QRP_GLSL_Color() from
      nux::GraphicsEngine::QRP_Color() from nux::BasePainter::PaintBackground
      (LP: #982626)
    - Launcher - when a user starts dragging a item, any folded launcher icons
      that are valid drop receptacles should unfold. (LP: #839717)
    - running applications without an icon use a blank icon (LP: #886778)
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in
      unity::ui::KeyboardUtil::GetKeycodeAboveKeySymbol() (LP: #920258)
    - still some accent issues with unity/nux (LP: #950740)
    - Launcher doesn't autoscroll when holding an icon (can't reach trash)
      (LP: #987223)
    - Purchased items are not being added to the Unity launcher (LP: #925014)
    - [GLES] framebuffer output scaled incorrect in both blur and items above
      shell with multimonitor (LP: #1016789)
    - [regression] [unity 6.0] Fullscreen windows flicker and/or never redraw
      properly if panel_opacity<1.0 or dash is opened. (LP: #1024911)
    - panel and launcher blinks when using libreoffice presenter/spreadsheet
      (LP: #1024459)
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in
      unity::ui::EdgeBarrierController::Impl::OnPointerBarrierEvent()
      (LP: #1020075)
    - Update to 1.6.4 (LP: #1014850)
    - [nvidia] unity crashed in nux::GraphicsEngine::QRP_GLSL_1Tex
      (glDrawArrays) (LP: #1031554)
    - Dragging image from firefox/chrome to dock causes lagg/freeze
      (LP: #772445)
    - Launcher, Dash - Showing dash, via super key, with a quicklist shown
      doesn't work (LP: #913994)
    - REGRESSION: can't type characters with accent (dead keys) (LP: #961741)
    - Launcher wrongly shows top tooltip when peforming the accordion effect
      (LP: #980942)
    - Unity Launcher Fails To Auto-Hide When Enabled & Installing Commercial
      Software (LP: #1002440)
    - logging out/in with mounted drives causes unity launcher icons to be
      duplicated (LP: #1010714)
    - Mounted volume icons doubled up in launcher (LP: #1010858)
    - Launcher - when a user starts dragging a item, the launcher icons that
      are *not* valid drop receptacles should be tinted (LP: #1020891)
    - Alt+F4 does not close the hud when Numlock or Capslock are on.
      (LP: #1022801)
    - Unity shortcut overlay needs to include shortcut for video lens
      (LP: #937334)
    - padding between last quicklist item and bottom edge is non-deterministic
      (changes randomly) (LP: #955158)
    - give a way to remove 'Show Desktop' from the Alt-Tab items
      (LP: #1014346)
    - Multi...

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Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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