update-manager crashed with SIGSEGV in debListParser::LoadReleaseInfo()

Bug #1244632 reported by Saikrishna Arcot on 2013-10-25
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update-manager (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

I believe this was a background update.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.10
Package: update-manager 1:0.194
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.11.0-12.19-generic 3.11.3
Uname: Linux 3.11.0-12-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.12.5-0ubuntu2

Architecture: amd64
Date: Fri Oct 25 08:10:53 2013
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/update-manager
InstallationDate: Installed on 2012-10-19 (370 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Release amd64 (20121017.5)
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python3.3
MarkForUpload: True
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python3 /usr/bin/update-manager --no-update --no-focus-on-map
 Segfault happened at: 0x7f8dee492e9f <_ZN13debListParser15LoadReleaseInfoERN8pkgCache15PkgFileIteratorER6FileFdSs+127>: mov %eax,0xc(%rdx)
 PC (0x7f8dee492e9f) ok
 source "%eax" ok
 destination "0xc(%rdx)" (0x7f8ddd4c8324) in non-writable VMA region: 0x7f8ddc09a000-0x7f8de0000000 ---p None
 Stack memory exhausted (SP below stack segment)
SegvReason: writing VMA None
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: update-manager
 debListParser::LoadReleaseInfo(pkgCache::PkgFileIterator&, FileFd&, std::string) () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libapt-pkg.so.4.12
 debPackagesIndex::Merge(pkgCacheGenerator&, OpProgress*) const () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libapt-pkg.so.4.12
 ?? () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libapt-pkg.so.4.12
 pkgCacheGenerator::MakeStatusCache(pkgSourceList&, OpProgress*, MMap**, bool) () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libapt-pkg.so.4.12
 pkgCacheFile::BuildCaches(OpProgress*, bool) () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libapt-pkg.so.4.12
Title: update-manager crashed with SIGSEGV in debListParser::LoadReleaseInfo()
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to saucy on 2013-10-19 (6 days ago)
UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare sbuild sudo vboxusers video wireshark

Saikrishna Arcot (saiarcot895) wrote :
information type: Private → Public

Thank you for taking the time to report this crash and helping to make this software better. This particular crash has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug #957231, so is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Please continue to report any other bugs you may find.

tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
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