usb-creator-gtk crashed with SIGSEGV in memmove

Bug #1054712 reported by Carla Sella on 2012-09-22
This bug affects 46 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
usb-creator (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

[Error Report]

Seems to occur rather regularly.

I was creating a new USB non persistent key with Quantal daily on it, but suddenly, before finishing, usb disk creator crashed.

ProblemType: CrashDistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
Package: usb-creator-gtk 0.2.40ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-15.22-generic 3.5.4
Uname: Linux 3.5.0-15-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.5.2-0ubuntu4
Architecture: amd64
CrashCounter: 1
Date: Sat Sep 22 20:50:45 2012
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/usb-creator-gtk
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Alpha amd64 (20120905.2)
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.7
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python /usr/bin/usb-creator-gtk
 PATH=(custom, no user)
Signal: 11SourcePackage: usb-creator
 ?? () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 ?? () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 ?? () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 ?? () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 ?? () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
Title: usb-creator-gtk crashed with SIGSEGV
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo

Carla Sella (carla-sella) wrote :

 memmove (__len=<optimized out>, __src=<optimized out>, __dest=<optimized out>) at /usr/include/x86_64-linux-gnu/bits/string3.h:58
 delete (start=<optimized out>, len=1993, real=<optimized out>, real=<optimized out>) at ../../dbus/dbus-string.c:1175
 delete (len=<optimized out>, start=<optimized out>, real=<optimized out>) at ../../dbus/dbus-string.c:2695
 _dbus_string_delete (str=str@entry=0x12fba38, start=start@entry=0, len=len@entry=1993) at ../../dbus/dbus-string.c:1200
 load_message (body_len=1929, header_len=64, fields_array_len=<optimized out>, byte_order=108, message=<optimized out>, loader=0x12fba30) at ../../dbus/dbus-message.c:4171

Changed in usb-creator (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace

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

Changed in usb-creator (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
tags: added: bugpattern-needed
Barry Warsaw (barry) on 2012-10-08
visibility: private → public
Steve Langasek (vorlon) on 2012-10-16
Changed in usb-creator (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
tags: added: raring
summary: - usb-creator-gtk crashed with SIGSEGV
+ usb-creator-gtk crashed with SIGSEGV in memmove
Ubuntu QA Website (ubuntuqa) wrote :

This bug has been reported on the Ubuntu ISO testing tracker.

A list of all reports related to this bug can be found here:

tags: added: iso-testing
tags: added: saucy
Fabio Marconi (fabiomarconi) wrote :

Not fixed in today's release,
  Installed: 0.2.48
still crashing
Ubuntu Bug Squad volunteer triager

tags: added: qa-tools
description: updated
Giovanni Pardini (gio.pardini) wrote :

This always occurs to me on Ubuntu 13.10 amd64, with usb-creator 0.2.50, when trying to create a bootable usb for a daily image of 14.04.

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