VBoxSVC crashed with SIGSEGV in malloc_consolidate()

Bug #903507 reported by James Tait on 2011-12-13
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
virtualbox (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Actually, my X session crashed, and upon next login I got the dialogue box about VBoxSVC crashing as well.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: virtualbox 4.1.6-dfsg-2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-4.10-generic 3.2.0-rc5
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-4-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
ApportVersion: 1.90-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
CheckboxSubmission: dd3689fa6394f60ec14dbe98d0bab891
CheckboxSystem: b633b4f40868d491c2ae5b50030ce6f3
Date: Tue Dec 13 01:35:28 2011
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
ExecutablePath: /usr/lib/virtualbox/VBoxSVC
ExecutableTimestamp: 1321828585
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release amd64 (20100816.1)
ProcCmdline: /usr/lib/virtualbox/VBoxSVC --auto-shutdown
ProcCwd: /
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 Segfault happened at: 0x7ff8649ecd16: mov 0x8(%rbx),%rdx
 PC (0x7ff8649ecd16) ok
 source "0x8(%rbx)" (0x7ff758002897) not located in a known VMA region (needed readable region)!
 destination "%rdx" ok
SegvReason: reading unknown VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: virtualbox
 ?? () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6
 ?? () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6
 free () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6
 ?? () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6
 iconv_close () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6
Title: VBoxSVC crashed with SIGSEGV in free()
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to precise on 2011-12-12 (0 days ago)
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout disk libvirtd lpadmin plugdev sambashare vde2-net

James Tait (jamestait) wrote :

 malloc_consolidate (av=0x7ff858000020) at malloc.c:5153
 malloc_consolidate (av=0x7ff858000020) at malloc.c:5115
 _int_free (av=0x7ff858000020, p=<optimized out>) at malloc.c:5034
 __GI___libc_free (mem=<optimized out>) at malloc.c:3738
 __gconv_close (cd=0x7ff858001630) at gconv_close.c:56

Changed in virtualbox (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
summary: - VBoxSVC crashed with SIGSEGV in free()
+ VBoxSVC crashed with SIGSEGV in malloc_consolidate()
tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
Logan Rosen (logan) on 2013-03-09
information type: Private → Public
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in virtualbox (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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