yelp crashed with SIGSEGV in g_str_hash()

Bug #809425 reported by Alessandro Losavio on 2011-07-12
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Fix Released
yelp (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

- Ubuntu 11.10 amd64

Steps to reproduce it:

1) Right-click on a file (e.g filename.pdf)
2) Choose to open it with "Help"

Then opened a blank page

3) Type a keyword into the search bar

Then I get a crash and the program is closed

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: yelp 3.0.3-0ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0-3.4-generic 3.0.0-rc5
Uname: Linux 3.0-3-generic x86_64
Architecture: amd64
CrashCounter: 1
Date: Tue Jul 12 18:22:08 2011
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/yelp
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Alpha amd64 (20110705.1)
ProcCmdline: yelp /home/username/Scrivania/issue43_selectable.pdf
 Segfault happened at: 0x7f41bedd3d90 <g_str_hash>: movzbl (%rdi),%edx
 PC (0x7f41bedd3d90) ok
 source "(%rdi)" (0x00000000) not located in a known VMA region (needed readable region)!
 destination "%edx" ok
SegvReason: reading NULL VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: yelp
 g_str_hash () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 g_hash_table_lookup () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 ?? ()
 ?? ()
 ?? ()
Title: yelp crashed with SIGSEGV in g_str_hash()
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare

Related branches

Alessandro Losavio (alo21) wrote :

 g_str_hash (v=0x0) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.29.10/./glib/gstring.c:142
 g_hash_table_lookup_node (hash_table=0x18552a0, key=0x0) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.29.10/./glib/ghash.c:360
 g_hash_table_lookup (hash_table=0x18552a0, key=0x0) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.29.10/./glib/ghash.c:1022
 application_get_doc_settings (app=0x186a000, doc_uri=0x0) at yelp-application.c:499
 yelp_application_add_read_later (app=<value optimized out>, doc_uri=<value optimized out>, full_uri=0x0, title=0x0) at yelp-application.c:700

Changed in yelp (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

Thank you for your bug report. This bug has been reported to the developers of the software. You can track it and make comments at:

visibility: private → public
Changed in yelp (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
Changed in yelp:
importance: Unknown → Critical
status: Unknown → New
Changed in yelp:
status: New → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package yelp - 3.1.2-0ubuntu1

yelp (3.1.2-0ubuntu1) oneiric; urgency=low

  * New upstream release
    - Fixes LP: #809425
    - Adds Unity to OnlyShowIn (LP: #803519)
  * debian/patches/04_new_ubuntu_layout.patch
    - Dropped, obsolete
  * debian/patches/07_build_with_dsolink.patch
    - Dropped, obsolete
  * debian/patches/06_make_ubuntu_docs_default.patch
    - Use ubuntu-help as default instead of gnome-help
      (LP: #819158)
 -- Jeremy Bicha <email address hidden> Tue, 16 Aug 2011 09:49:09 +0200

Changed in yelp (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
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