Ticket #10539 (reopened defect)

Opened 3 years ago

Last modified 23 months ago

Crash on resolution change

Reported by: Superlexx Owned by:
Priority: critical Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 4.1.14 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: Linux
Host type: Windows


When changing guest resolution by resizing its window, the VirtualBox process sometimes crashes (access violation, apparently "use after free" issue). Minidump and log are attached. I also have a full dump (bigger than 1GiB, so will only upload when requested).

Reason might be same as for #8380


10539 log and Download (34.5 KB) - added by Superlexx 3 years ago.
vbox log and minidump
vboxlog.txt Download (101.1 KB) - added by adrian_nye 2 years ago.
vbox log after crash
XP-2013-07-04-09-52-37.log Download (63.3 KB) - added by Tim Annis 23 months ago.
Windows 8 host with XP guest - crash on resize

Change History

Changed 3 years ago by Superlexx

vbox log and minidump

comment:1 Changed 3 years ago by frank

Still relevant with VBox 4.1.22 / 4.2.0?

Changed 2 years ago by adrian_nye

vbox log after crash

comment:2 Changed 2 years ago by adrian_nye

I have this problem on 4.2.4 with a Windows 7 host and Ubuntu 12 guest, in fact it happens more often than it did with the 4.1.x series.

I have attached the vbox log for the latest occurrence.

I have two external screens attached to my laptop which is normally in a dock and closed. One screen is horizontal and one vertical. When I boot ubuntu it does not come up using all of the real estate. I use a combination of Control G and Control L to make it detect the actual screen size and resize to fill it. Sometimes this crashes vbox, sometimes it works. If I manually resize a window using the "full screen" button on the top right, that always crashes vbox. Also, grabbing and dragging the border of the window to resize also always crashes vbox.

When I de-dock the laptop, it then has one screen which is a different size than either connected external screen. It usually does not crash when de-docking, but sometimes does when docking again.

comment:3 Changed 2 years ago by frank

We just fixed a bug which could lead to crashes if multi-monitor guests were resized. The fix will be part of the next maintenance release.

comment:4 Changed 2 years ago by frank

Could you check if this problem is fixed for you in VBox 4.2.8?

comment:5 Changed 2 years ago by frank

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

Please reopen if still relevant with VBox 4.2.10.

comment:6 Changed 23 months ago by shayneo

  • Status changed from closed to reopened
  • Resolution fixed deleted

This is still happening using windows 8 and VBox 4.2.14 on Mac/mountain-lion host.

Regression maybe?

Reproduction steps: In full screen windows 8 using Oracles host drivers, move from full screen to window mode using ctl F.

Last edited 23 months ago by shayneo (previous) (diff)

comment:7 Changed 23 months ago by frank

Cannot reproduce. Please attach a VBox.log file of such a VM session.

Changed 23 months ago by Tim Annis

Windows 8 host with XP guest - crash on resize

comment:8 Changed 23 months ago by Tim Annis

Same thing happening on Windows 8 host with Windows XP guest. Log attached. Open Suse guest on same host does not seem to have the same problem.

Last edited 23 months ago by Tim Annis (previous) (diff)
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