[Bug 543399] [NEW] Firefox crashes the OS when I type into the search window

apinunt jrzinskie at gmail.com
Sun Mar 21 13:09:46 UTC 2010

Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: firefox

Just typing several letters, such as abc into the Y! search window kills
Firefox, and then takes me to the login screen. The same happens if I
switch to Google or IMDB for the search.

lsb_release -rd
Description:	Ubuntu lucid (development branch)
Release:	10.04

apt-cache policy firefox
  Installed: 3.6+nobinonly-0ubuntu6
  Candidate: 3.6+nobinonly-0ubuntu6
  Version table:
 *** 3.6+nobinonly-0ubuntu6 0
        500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ lucid/main Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
CheckboxSubmission: fa2cf2d00da9f068440613e2a438ca46
CheckboxSystem: b1cca5f799a911bbb44e7180c2fd235d
Date: Sun Mar 21 20:00:36 2010
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
 firefox 3.6+nobinonly-0ubuntu6
 firefox-gnome-support 3.6+nobinonly-0ubuntu6
 firefox-branding 3.6+nobinonly-0ubuntu6
 abroswer N/A
 abrowser-branding N/A
Package: firefox 3.6+nobinonly-0ubuntu6
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-16.25-generic
SourcePackage: firefox
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-16-generic i686

** Affects: firefox (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

** Tags: apport-bug i386 lucid

Firefox crashes the OS when I type into the search window
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