vlc crashed with SIGABRT in __libc_message()

Bug #931683 reported by Renato Krupa on 2012-02-13
This bug affects 5 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
vlc (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

vlc 2.0 crash on the 720p movie playback

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: vlc-nox 2.0.0~unix-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-15.24-generic 3.2.5
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-15-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 1.91-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
Date: Mon Feb 13 18:39:37 2012
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/vlc
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Alpha amd64 (20120209)
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/vlc
 PATH=(custom, no user)
Signal: 6
SourcePackage: vlc
 raise () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6
 abort () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6
 ?? () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6
 ?? () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6
 ?? () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0
Title: vlc crashed with SIGABRT in raise()
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo

Renato Krupa (renatokrupa) wrote :

 __libc_message (do_abort=2, fmt=0x7ff2f3b31270 "*** glibc detected *** %s: %s: 0x%s ***\n") at ../sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/libc_fatal.c:201
 malloc_printerr (action=3, str=0x7ff2f3b31360 "munmap_chunk(): invalid pointer", ptr=<optimized out>) at malloc.c:5007
 gtk_file_system_model_finalize (object=0x7ff2dc7fd100) at /build/buildd/gtk+2.0-2.24.10/gtk/gtkfilesystemmodel.c:1003
 ?? ()
 ?? ()

Changed in vlc (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
summary: - vlc crashed with SIGABRT in raise()
+ vlc crashed with SIGABRT in __libc_message()
tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
Benjamin Drung (bdrung) on 2012-02-15
visibility: private → public
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 :

This looks like a memory corruption within GTK. Unfortunately, with no details on how to reproduce the problem, no valgrind trace and a very incomplete stack trace, this bug report is unexploitable as it is.

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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