vlc crashed with SIGSEGV in g_type_create_instance()

Bug #198916 reported by Jerome Leclanche on 2008-03-05
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
vlc (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: vlc

Crashed when opening a mp3 file, nothing much to add.

ProblemType: Crash
Architecture: amd64
CrashCounter: 1
Date: Wed Mar 5 23:15:16 2008
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.04
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/vlc
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: vlc-nox 0.8.6.release.d-0ubuntu4
PackageArchitecture: amd64
ProcCmdline: vlc file:///home/username/Music/misc/Sam&Max/12%20-%20Highway%20Surfing.mp3
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: vlc
StacktraceTop:
 g_type_create_instance ()
 ?? () from /usr/lib/libgobject-2.0.so.0
 g_object_newv () from /usr/lib/libgobject-2.0.so.0
 g_object_new_valist ()
 g_object_new () from /usr/lib/libgobject-2.0.so.0
Title: vlc crashed with SIGSEGV in g_type_create_instance()
Uname: Linux 2.6.24-11-generic x86_64
UserGroups: adm admin audio cdrom dialout dip floppy lpadmin netdev plugdev powerdev scanner video

CVE References

StacktraceTop:g_object_constructor (type=1, n_construct_properties=0, construct_params=0x7f511156b490)
IA__g_object_newv (object_type=8951536, n_parameters=0, parameters=<value optimized out>)
IA__g_object_new_valist (object_type=8951536, first_property_name=0x0, var_args=0x7fff1fc58c20)
IA__g_object_new (object_type=8951536, first_property_name=0x0)
IA__gtk_window_new (type=GTK_WINDOW_TOPLEVEL) at /build/buildd/gtk+2.0-2.12.8/gtk/gtkwindow.c:1192

Changed in vlc:
importance: Undecided → Medium
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package vlc - 0.9.2-1ubuntu1

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vlc (0.9.2-1ubuntu1) intrepid; urgency=low

  * New Upstream Release, exception granted by
      - dktrkranz, norsetto, Hobbsee (via irc). LP: #270404

  Changes done in ubuntu:

  * add libxul-dev to build-depends
  * make sure that vlc is build against libxul in configure. This doesn't
    change anything in the package, but makes it more robust if building
    in an 'unclean' chroot or when modifying the package.
  * debian/control: make Vcs-* fields point to the motumedia branch
  * add libx264-dev and libass-dev to build-depends
    LP: #210354, #199870
  * actually enable libass support by passing --enable-libass to configure
  * enable libdca: add libdca-dev to build depends and --enable-libdca
  * install the x264 plugin.

  Changes already in the pkg-multimedia branch in debian:

  * don't install usr/share/vlc/mozilla in debian/mozilla-plugin-vlc.install
  * new upstream .desktop file now registers flash video mimetype LP: #261567
  * add Xb-Npp-Applications to mozilla-plugin-vlc
  * remove duplicate entries in debian/vlc-nox.install

vlc (0.9.2-1) experimental; urgency=low

  [ Christophe Mutricy ]
  * New upstream release
    + Soname changed
    + Bugs fixed upstream: Closes: #487646, #298150, #325069, #392292,
      #458004, #470903, #458004, #423121
    + new upstream fixes various crasher bugs reported in ubuntu:
      LP: #189575, #113927, #103741, #111615, #107899, #112076, #198916, 221428,
          #91679, #96978, #123589, #133528, #231621, #259025
    + plays files with '+' in its name, LP: #239431, #217305
    + New packages: libvlccore0, libvlccore-dev, vlc-plugin-pulse
     (Closes: #471069)
    + Build-depends on libswsale-dev, libshout3-dev, libxpm-dev,
      zlib1g-dev, liblua5.1-0-dev, libschroedinger-dev, libtag1-dev,
      libqt4-dev, libqt4-dev-tools and pkg-config. (Closes: #461324)
    + time display no longer incomplete, LP: #193445
    + fixed volume bar behavior, LP: #250041
    + shout support closes LP: #127594, #84098,
    + Install new modules:
      - vlc-nox: alphamask, blendbench, bluescreen, canvas, cc, cdg, chain,
        colorthres, croppadd, dynamicoverlay, erase, faad, gaussianblur, grain,
        inhibit, lua, memcpy*, mmap, osd_parser, puzzle, remoteosd, rtmp,
        schroedinger, sharpen, stats, subusf, t140, telepathy, v4l2, vmem
      - vlc: qt4
      - vlc-plugin-jack: access_jack
    + Distribute the .pc for libvlc and vlc-plugin (Closes: #289507)
    + Remove wx interface and glide plugin as they've been dropped by upstream
      LP: #205325, #88487, #90603, #150380
    + The Python and java bindings are no longer part of the upstream tarballs
      (Closes: #469011)
    + Temporarly disable libdca module until a pkg with the new
      API get in unstable
    + Delete or refresh patches
    + New patches:
        - 052_as-needed taken from bug #347650 to teach libtool about
          -Wl,--as-needed
  * Install the skins DTD and the default skins it's only 113kB
  * Improve watch file
  * Add a vlc-data package for /usr/share (13 MB)
  * Add a vlc-dbg package (Closes: #491564)
  * Sort vlc.install and vlc-nox.inst...

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Changed in vlc:
status: New → Fix Released
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