Bug 964761 - gypsy_time_new segfaults
gypsy_time_new segfaults
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gypsy (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Peter Robinson
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-05-19 12:29 EDT by Thomas Sailer
Modified: 2013-05-28 23:02 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: gypsy-0.9-1.fc19
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Last Closed: 2013-05-28 20:50:31 EDT
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Description Thomas Sailer 2013-05-19 12:29:31 EDT
Description of problem:
Calling gypsy_time_new results in a segfault

(gdb) bt
#0  g_type_check_instance_cast (type_instance=0x7ffff7ffdd40, 
    iface_type=iface_type@entry=80) at gtype.c:3997
#1  0x0000003deb404e86 in constructor (type=<optimized out>, 
    n_construct_properties=1, construct_properties=0x17b3e90)
    at gypsy-time.c:218
#2  0x0000003de9816001 in g_object_newv (object_type=object_type@entry=
    24853744, n_parameters=n_parameters@entry=1, parameters=parameters@entry=
    0xc8c7c0) at gobject.c:1718
#3  0x0000003de98167f0 in g_object_new_valist (object_type=object_type@entry=
    24853744, first_property_name=first_property_name@entry=
    0x3deb405155 "object-path", var_args=var_args@entry=0x7ffffffdb918)
    at gobject.c:1835
#4  0x0000003de9816b24 in g_object_new (object_type=24853744, 
    first_property_name=0x3deb405155 "object-path") at gobject.c:1550

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Additional info:
0.9 is out. 0.9 fixes this problem, see http://sailer.fedorapeople.org/gypsy-0.9-1.fc18.src.rpm. 0.9 also fixes the security vulnerability that it no longer allows any user to open arbitrary files (it now has a config file and a list of allowed device names).

The relevant diff should be:
$ git diff -u 0.8 gypsy/gypsy-time.*
diff --git a/gypsy/gypsy-time.c b/gypsy/gypsy-time.c
index a7ce33d..1060308 100644
--- a/gypsy/gypsy-time.c
+++ b/gypsy/gypsy-time.c
@@ -160,6 +160,7 @@ get_property (GObject    *object,
        priv = GET_PRIVATE (object);
        switch (prop_id) {
        case PROP_PATH:
+               g_value_set_string (value, priv->object_path);
@@ -213,7 +214,7 @@ constructor (GType                  type,
                                     G_CALLBACK (time_changed),
                                     gps_time, NULL);
-       return G_OBJECT (time);
+       return G_OBJECT (gps_time);
 static void
Comment 1 Peter Robinson 2013-05-19 12:36:17 EDT
Sorry, I somehow missed that release, will push it now. Thanks
Comment 2 Peter Robinson 2013-05-19 13:39:33 EDT
Needed a patch for g_type_init to build in F-18+ in koji but now pushed and building. Update incoming shortly
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2013-05-19 14:06:57 EDT
gypsy-0.9-1.fc18 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 18.
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2013-05-19 14:07:20 EDT
gypsy-0.9-1.fc19 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 19.
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2013-05-19 14:07:44 EDT
gypsy-0.9-1.fc17 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 17.
Comment 6 Thomas Sailer 2013-05-20 04:16:54 EDT
This update fixes the gypsy_time_new crash for me
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2013-05-20 16:09:21 EDT
Package gypsy-0.9-1.fc19:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 19 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing gypsy-0.9-1.fc19'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).
Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2013-05-28 20:50:31 EDT
gypsy-0.9-1.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2013-05-28 20:54:24 EDT
gypsy-0.9-1.fc17 has been pushed to the Fedora 17 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 10 Fedora Update System 2013-05-28 23:02:04 EDT
gypsy-0.9-1.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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