[Pkg-chromium-maint] Bug#682616: [libexif12 0.6.20-2 -> 0.6.20-3 regression] Chromium keeps crashing with segfaults

Jonathan Nieder jrnieder at gmail.com
Thu Jul 26 01:17:01 UTC 2012

Hi Emmanuel et al,

Hans Liao wrote[1]:

> Here are the segfaults I gathered from dmesg:
> [ 2419.690487] chromium[4043]: segfault at 100 ip 0000000000000100 sp 00007fff9805d758 error 14 in icon-theme.cache[7f0a5f99d000+41bb000]
> [10199.843439] chromium[6900]: segfault at 64 ip 0000000000000064 sp 00007fff2d271298 error 14 in libspeexdsp.so.1.5.0[7fa88a878000+12000]
> The update came in this morning, then the floodgate opened.
> I've attached the dpkg.log for yesterday's upgrade for your reference.
> I installed libexif12-0.6.20-2 from the site you gave me and chromium
> seems to be quite stable.
> I tried it on both my home and work machine and chromium didn't crash
> on me at all.

Thanks, Hans.  libexif maintainers: to summarize, after upgrading
libexif12 from 0.6.20-2 to 0.6.20-3, Hans started experiencing
symptoms of data corruption in chromium.  Downgrading libexif fixed it

Known problem?  Any ideas for tracking it down?

Hope that helps,

[1] http://bugs.debian.org/682616

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