xfce4-notifyd assert failure: *** Error in `/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/xfce4/notifyd/xfce4-notifyd': double free or corruption (fasttop): 0x000055c6304823b0 ***

Bug #1731905 reported by Korrigan Nagirrok on 2017-11-13
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This bug affects 10 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
xfce4-notifyd
Fix Released
Medium
xfce4-notifyd (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

Freshly installed BB daily iso i a VMware virtual machine. Upon first boot xfce4-notifyd crashed.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
Package: xfce4-notifyd 0.4.0-1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.13.0-16.19-generic 4.13.4
Uname: Linux 4.13.0-16-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.7-0ubuntu4
Architecture: amd64
AssertionMessage: *** Error in `/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/xfce4/notifyd/xfce4-notifyd': double free or corruption (fasttop): 0x000055c6304823b0 ***
Date: Mon Nov 13 12:40:36 2017
ExecutablePath: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/xfce4/notifyd/xfce4-notifyd
InstallationDate: Installed on 2017-11-13 (0 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Xubuntu 18.04 LTS "Bionic Beaver" - Alpha amd64 (20171110)
ProcCmdline: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/xfce4/notifyd/xfce4-notifyd
Signal: 6
SourcePackage: xfce4-notifyd
StacktraceTop:
 __libc_message (action=action@entry=do_abort, fmt=fmt@entry=0x7fd1282024e8 "*** Error in `%s': %s: 0x%s ***\n") at ../sysdeps/posix/libc_fatal.c:181
 malloc_printerr (action=<optimized out>, str=0x7fd128202900 "double free or corruption (fasttop)", ptr=<optimized out>, ar_ptr=<optimized out>) at malloc.c:5425
 _int_free (av=0x7fd128434c20 <main_arena>, p=<optimized out>, have_lock=0) at malloc.c:4174
 __GI___libc_free (mem=<optimized out>) at malloc.c:3144
 ?? ()
Title: xfce4-notifyd assert failure: *** Error in `/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/xfce4/notifyd/xfce4-notifyd': double free or corruption (fasttop): 0x000055c6304823b0 ***
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo

Korrigan Nagirrok (korrigan) wrote :
information type: Private → Public
tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in xfce4-notifyd (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed

Fresh install of xubuntu on VirtualBox, 32bit.

error occurs only on 2nd and subsequent reboots.

xfce4-notifyd assert failure: *** Error in `/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/xfce4/notifyd/xfce4-notifyd': double free or corruption (fasttop): 0x022dd7c0 ***

Ubuntu QA Website (ubuntuqa) wrote :

This bug has been reported on the Ubuntu ISO testing tracker.

A list of all reports related to this bug can be found here:
http://iso.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker/reports/bugs/1731905

tags: added: iso-testing

Could you try to get a backtrace of this bug by running xfce4-notifyd through gdb?

In , Gitbot (gitbot) wrote :

Simon Steinbeiss referenced this bugreport in commit 112bd7f0b4859c043df6e0c6cfa3052e807210f6

Fix crash because of double-free (Bug #14060)

https://git.xfce.org/apps/xfce4-notifyd/commit?id=112bd7f0b4859c043df6e0c6cfa3052e807210f6

This bug should be fixed, please test!

Should be fixed in 0.4.2

Marking as fixed. Please re-open if you can still reproduce this bug with 0.4.2.

xfce4-notifyd 0.4.2 is not affected by this crash anymore.

Changed in xfce4-notifyd (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
Changed in xfce4-notifyd:
importance: Unknown → Medium
status: Unknown → Fix Released
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