vlc crashed with SIGSEGV in QAbstractSlider::value()

Bug #1033682 reported by Marco Biscaro on 2012-08-06
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
VLC media player
Fix Released
vlc (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

I've opened VLC, clicked Tools -> Effects and Filters and VLC crashed with SIGSEGV. There is a gdb log attached.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: vlc 2.0.3-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-26.41-generic 3.2.19
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-26-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu11
Architecture: amd64
Date: Mon Aug 6 18:24:24 2012
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Beta amd64 (20120402)
SourcePackage: vlc
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

If I rename the vlcrc file, it works. Attaching the vlcrc, since it looks like relevant.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in vlc (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Rémi Denis-Courmont (rdenis) wrote :

Fixed in VLC 2.0.4

Changed in vlc:
milestone: none → 2.0.4
Changed in vlc (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
Benjamin Drung (bdrung) on 2012-08-20
Changed in vlc (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package vlc - 2.0.4-0ubuntu1

vlc (2.0.4-0ubuntu1) quantal; urgency=low

  * New upstream release (LP: #1067064).
    - Fix crashes (LP: #947156, #958462, #960020, #979490, #1033682)
    - Correct default encoding for Hebrew subtitles (LP: #1051552)
  * Drop backported bp-fix-hang-caused-by-notify.patch.
  * Build the sftp access and Opus codec plugin and add them to vlc-nox.
 -- Benjamin Drung <email address hidden> Mon, 15 Oct 2012 22:28:55 +0200

Changed in vlc (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in vlc:
status: Unknown → Fix Released

Hello Marco, or anyone else affected,

Accepted vlc into precise-proposed. The package will build now and be available at http://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/vlc/2.0.4-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 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
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