Bug#346016: Joining Group Chat and canceling segfault gossip

Frédéric Bothamy frederic.bothamy at free.fr
Wed Jan 4 21:20:46 UTC 2006

Package: gossip
Version: 0.9-1
Severity: important


Here are the steps to reproduce the segfault:

- start gossip
- select "join a Group Chat"
- choose "Cancel" in the window
- segfault

When running gossip under gdb, the backtrace does not give much
information and seems corrupted:

fred at apollon:~$ gdb gossip
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This GDB was configured as "i486-linux-gnu"...(no debugging symbols found)
Using host libthread_db library "/lib/tls/libthread_db.so.1".

(gdb) r
Starting program: /usr/bin/gossip 
(no debugging symbols found)


(no debugging symbols found)
Contact List: Connected
Contact List: Contact added: XXX
Contact List: Contact added: YYY
Contact List: Contact added: ZZZ
Contact List: Contact added: AAA
Contact List: Contact added: BBB

Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
[Switching to Thread -1223243552 (LWP 9849)]
0x00000000 in ?? ()
(gdb) bt
#0  0x00000000 in ?? ()
#1  0x081336c8 in ?? ()
#2  0x000000bb in ?? ()
#3  0x00000000 in ?? ()



-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (990, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing-proposed-updates'), (500, 'testing'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.15
Locale: LANG=fr_FR at euro, LC_CTYPE=fr_FR at euro (charmap=ISO-8859-15)

Versions of packages gossip depends on:
ii  gconf2                    2.10.1-6       GNOME configuration database syste
ii  libc6                     2.3.5-11       GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
ii  libgconf2-4               2.10.1-6       GNOME configuration database syste
ii  libglade2-0               1:2.5.1-2      library to load .glade files at ru
ii  libglib2.0-0              2.8.4-2        The GLib library of C routines
ii  libgnome2-0               2.10.1-1       The GNOME 2 library - runtime file
ii  libgnomeui-0              2.10.1-1       The GNOME 2 libraries (User Interf
ii  libgnomevfs2-0            2.10.1-5       The GNOME virtual file-system libr
ii  libgtk2.0-0               2.8.9-2        The GTK+ graphical user interface 
ii  libloudmouth1-0           1.0.1-4        Lightweight C Jabber library
ii  libpango1.0-0             1.10.1-2       Layout and rendering of internatio
ii  libpopt0                  1.7-5          lib for parsing cmdline parameters
ii  libx11-6                  6.9.0.dfsg.1-1 X Window System protocol client li
ii  libxml2                   2.6.22-2       GNOME XML library
ii  libxslt1.1                1.1.15-2       XSLT processing library - runtime 
ii  libxss1                   6.9.0.dfsg.1-1 X Screen Saver client-side library
ii  xlibs                     6.9.0.dfsg.1-1 X Window System client libraries m

gossip recommends no packages.

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