Hello BavarianPH, or anyone else affected, Accepted libxau into bionic-proposed. The package will build now and be available at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libxau/1:1.0.8-1ubuntu1 in a few hours, and then in the -proposed repository.
Please help us by testing this new package. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation on how to enable and use -proposed. Your feedback will aid us getting this update out to other Ubuntu users. If this package fixes the bug for you, please add a comment to this bug, mentioning the version of the package you tested, what testing has been performed on the package and change the tag from verification-needed- bionic to verification-done-bionic. If it does not fix the bug for you, please add a comment stating that, and change the tag to verification- failed-bionic. In either case, without details of your testing we will not be able to proceed. Further information regarding the verification process can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QATeam/PerformingSRUVerification . Thank you in advance for helping! N.B. The updated package will be released to -updates after the bug(s) fixed by this package have been verified and the package has been in -proposed for a minimum of 7 days. ** Changed in: libxau (Ubuntu Bionic) Status: In Progress => Fix Committed ** Tags added: verification-needed verification-needed-bionic -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Desktop Packages, which is subscribed to libxau in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1559650 Title: gnome-shell crashed with SIGSEGV in ___vsnprintf_chk() Status in libxau package in Ubuntu: Fix Released Status in libxau source package in Bionic: Fix Committed Status in libxau source package in Eoan: Fix Released Status in libxau source package in Focal: Fix Released Bug description: [Impact] gnome-shell crashes a lot. Over 41000 times in bionic so far: https://errors.ubuntu.com/problem/00455200cd9fb890dacfe09b92c7bda2f6ad3af7 [Test Case] None known yet. Just keeping an eye on the above link for regressions. [Regression Potential] Low. The same fix has been released to newer distros for the past 2 years already. [Other Info] ProblemType: Crash DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04 Package: gnome-shell 3.18.4-0ubuntu2 ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-14.30-generic 4.4.5 Uname: Linux 4.4.0-13-generic x86_64 ApportVersion: 2.20-0ubuntu3 Architecture: amd64 CrashCounter: 1 CurrentDesktop: GNOME Date: Wed Mar 16 17:15:11 2016 DisplayManager: gdm3 ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gnome-shell GsettingsChanges: InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-03-13 (6 days ago) InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-GNOME 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Alpha amd64 (20160311) ProcCmdline: gnome-shell --mode=gdm --wayland --display-server ProcEnviron: PATH=(custom, no user) XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=<set> LANG=en_US.UTF-8 SHELL=/bin/false SegvAnalysis: Segfault happened at: 0x7f1ff33f46ab <___vsnprintf_chk+107>: movb $0x0,(%r12) PC (0x7f1ff33f46ab) ok source "$0x0" ok destination "(%r12)" (0x00000000) not located in a known VMA region (needed writable region)! Stack memory exhausted (SP below stack segment) SegvReason: writing NULL VMA Signal: 11 SourcePackage: gnome-shell StacktraceTop: ___vsnprintf_chk (s=0x0, maxlen=<optimized out>, flags=1, slen=<optimized out>, format=0x7f1fe54ccae5 "%s%s", args=args@entry=0x7f1fce502da8) at vsnprintf_chk.c:55 ___snprintf_chk (s=<optimized out>, maxlen=<optimized out>, flags=<optimized out>, slen=<optimized out>, format=<optimized out>) at snprintf_chk.c:34 XauFileName () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libXau.so.6 XauGetBestAuthByAddr () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libXau.so.6 ?? () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libxcb.so.1 Title: gnome-shell crashed with SIGSEGV in ___vsnprintf_chk() UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install) UserGroups: To manage notifications about this bug go to: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libxau/+bug/1559650/+subscriptions -- Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~desktop-packages Post to : firstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~desktop-packages More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp