compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in gdk_pixbuf_get_width()

Bug #937421 reported by Bulat Nigmatullin on 2012-02-21
This bug affects 16 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Fix Released
Gord Allott
Unity Distro Priority
unity (Ubuntu)
Canonical Desktop Experience Team
Canonical Desktop Experience Team

Bug Description

1) lsb_release -rd
Description: Ubuntu precise (development branch)
Release: 12.04

2) apt-cache policy unity
  Installed: 5.4.0-0ubuntu1
  Candidate: 5.4.0-0ubuntu1
  Version table:
 *** 5.4.0-0ubuntu1 0
        500 precise/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

3) I was working in my IDE ( IntelliJ IDEA) and pressed Ctrl + Alt + L shortcut to apply refactoring. Screen lock already rebinded to Win + L . Ctrl + Alt + L worked in my IDE yesterday. Today moning I've first installed latest updates, then restarted comp and started to work.
4) Crash report dialog appeared.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: unity 5.4.0-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-17.26-generic 3.2.6
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-17-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 1.92-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
Date: Tue Feb 21 08:44:57 2012
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/compiz
ProcCmdline: compiz
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 Segfault happened at: 0x7ff515b0836e <gdk_pixbuf_get_width+14>: mov (%rbx),%rdx
 PC (0x7ff515b0836e) ok
 source "(%rbx)" (0xa7730a7730a7730) not located in a known VMA region (needed readable region)!
 destination "%rdx" ok
SegvReason: reading unknown VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: unity
 gdk_pixbuf_get_width () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 unity::hud::HudIconTextureSource::ColorForIcon(_GdkPixbuf*) () from /usr/lib/compiz/
 ?? () from /usr/lib/compiz/
 unity::IconTexture::IconLoaded(std::string const&, unsigned int, _GdkPixbuf*) () from /usr/lib/compiz/
 unity::IconLoader::Impl::CoalesceTasksCb(unity::IconLoader::Impl*) () from /usr/lib/compiz/
Title: compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in gdk_pixbuf_get_width()
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo

Related branches

Bulat Nigmatullin (bulatka) wrote :

 gdk_pixbuf_get_width (pixbuf=<optimized out>) at gdk-pixbuf.c:581
 unity::hud::HudIconTextureSource::ColorForIcon (this=0x3fce850, pixbuf=0xa7730a7730a7730) at /build/buildd/unity-5.4.0/plugins/unityshell/src/HudIconTextureSource.cpp:47
 operator() (this=0x26b9800, texture=<optimized out>) at /build/buildd/unity-5.4.0/plugins/unityshell/src/HudIcon.cpp:60
 emit (_A_a1=@0x7fff454ad308, impl=0x327f680) at /usr/include/sigc++-2.0/sigc++/signal.h:1010
 emit (_A_a1=@0x7fff454ad308, this=<optimized out>) at /usr/include/sigc++-2.0/sigc++/signal.h:2781

Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :

reproduced by pressing CTRL+ALT to exit a VM that captured the cursor

visibility: private → public
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
importance: Medium → High
assignee: nobody → Canonical Desktop Experience Team (canonical-dx-team)
tags: added: qa-manual-testing
tags: added: rls-mgr-p-tracking
Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :

Setting to critical it occurs pretty frequently when I press <ALT>

Changed in unity (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: High → Critical
Didier Roche (didrocks) wrote :

Gord told he will look into it.

Changed in unity:
milestone: none → 5.6.0
importance: Undecided → Critical
status: New → Confirmed
assignee: nobody → Gord Allott (gordallott)
Changed in unity-distro-priority:
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → Critical
Tim Penhey (thumper) on 2012-03-01
Changed in unity:
status: Confirmed → In Progress
Changed in unity:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Didier Roche (didrocks) on 2012-03-12
Changed in unity:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package unity - 5.6.0-0ubuntu1

unity (5.6.0-0ubuntu1) precise; urgency=low

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Changed in unity (Ubuntu Precise):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
Didier Roche (didrocks) on 2012-03-14
Changed in unity-distro-priority:
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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