vlc crashed with SIGSEGV in DecoderDecodeAudio()

Bug #1305106 reported by David Jones on 2014-04-09
This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
vlc (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

I've a feeling that it's a corrupt file since it crashed totem as well. Afraid I can't give any more information than that sorry

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: vlc-nox 2.1.2-2build2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-23.45-generic 3.13.8
Uname: Linux 3.13.0-23-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: fglrx
ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Wed Apr 9 15:31:25 2014
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/vlc
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/vlc --started-from-file /media/StorageNTFS/P/CYMCA.wmv
 Segfault happened at: 0x7fc6d055447a: mov 0x398(%rbx),%r13
 PC (0x7fc6d055447a) ok
 source "0x398(%rbx)" (0x00000397) not located in a known VMA region (needed readable region)!
 destination "%r13" ok
 Stack memory exhausted (SP below stack segment)
SegvReason: reading NULL VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: vlc
 ?? () from /usr/lib/libvlccore.so.7
 ?? () from /usr/lib/libvlccore.so.7
 start_thread (arg=0x7fc685312700) at pthread_create.c:312
 clone () at ../sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/x86_64/clone.S:111
Title: vlc crashed with SIGSEGV in start_thread()
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to trusty on 2014-04-06 (2 days ago)
UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lp lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo

 DecoderDecodeAudio (p_dec=0xffffffffffffffff, p_dec@entry=0x7fc68cc6fc78, p_block=0x0, p_block@entry=0x7fc68ccb9b10) at input/decoder.c:1251
 DecoderProcessAudio (b_flush=false, p_block=0x7fc68ccb9b10, p_dec=<optimized out>) at input/decoder.c:1889
 DecoderProcess (p_block=<optimized out>, p_dec=<optimized out>) at input/decoder.c:2010
 DecoderThread (p_data=0x7fc68cc6fc78) at input/decoder.c:936
 start_thread (arg=0x7fc685312700) at pthread_create.c:312

Changed in vlc (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
summary: - vlc crashed with SIGSEGV in start_thread()
+ vlc crashed with SIGSEGV in DecoderDecodeAudio()
tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in vlc (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Benjamin Drung (bdrung) on 2015-10-17
information type: Private → Public
Sebastian Ramacher (s-ramacher) wrote :

In case this is still an issue, please provide a sample that causes the crash. Thanks.

Changed in vlc (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Incomplete
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

[Expired for vlc (Ubuntu) because there has been no activity for 60 days.]

Changed in vlc (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Expired
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