Bug#963522: WebKitWebProcess: random crash (SIGSEGV)

Alberto Garcia berto at igalia.com
Tue Sep 15 22:35:58 BST 2020

On Tue, Jun 23, 2020 at 02:49:52PM +0200, Alberto Garcia wrote:

> > I got a random crash (SIGSEGV) in WebKitWebProcess. I've included
> > the gdb backtrace and some possibly related syslog messages
> > below. I don't know how to reproduce the crash. I'm not entirely
> > sure but I think it was from liferea. It could also have been from
> > evolution or gnome-ring.
> Thanks, I forwarded the backtrace to the team, although it didn't
> ring any bell yet. The WebKitWebSource component got a significant
> rewrite in the 2.29 branch so it might be that it doesn't happen
> in trunk anymore, but also that it won't be possible to reproduce
> there.

WebKitGTK 2.30.0 has been released (it's in Debian experimental at the

Have you been able to reproduce this problem again? If you have you
could try to see if it also happens with 2.30.0.

If it happened only once I'm tempted to close this bug until you hit
this problem again.


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