[Bug 1744941] Re: gnome-software crashes in as_app_parse_desktop_file
tsimonq2 at ubuntu.com
Fri Aug 17 05:14:59 UTC 2018
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Ping, Iain and Robie.
** Changed in: appstream-glib (Ubuntu Artful)
Status: Confirmed => Won't Fix
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gnome-software crashes in as_app_parse_desktop_file
Status in appstream-glib package in Ubuntu:
Status in appstream-glib source package in Xenial:
Status in appstream-glib source package in Artful:
Status in appstream-glib source package in Bionic:
[ Impact ]
Malformed .desktop files might causes crashes because
the returned list is NULL.
[ Test case ]
- Download and copy in one of your XDG_DATA_DIRS (i.e. ~/.local/share/applications)
this .desktop file:
- Run gnome-software it must not crash.
[ Regression potential ]
Missing metadata from .desktop files, but really this is just a null-
checks fix, so not really anything might go worse.
See more at upstream bug: https://github.com/hughsie/appstream-
This affects all the releases since xenial.
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