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[alpine-devel] Firefox not starting for normal user after Xorg update

From: Paul Onyschuk <>
Date: Sat, 19 Jul 2014 12:18:11 +0200

Alpine Edge x86_64, after Xorg update launching Firefox by normal user
(in video group):

[ 39.116209] firefox[1597]: segfault at 8 ip 00006ba1e25a296d sp
00007b56f8e9fdd0 error 4 in[6ba1e2355000+65f000 ]

[ 39.116239] grsec: Segmentation fault occurred at 0000000000000008
in /usr/lib/firefox-30.0/firefox[firefox:1597] uid/euid: 1000/1000
gid/egid:1000/1000, parent /usr/lib/firefox-30.0/firefox[firefox:1595]
uid/euid:1000/1000 gid/egid:1000/1000

[ 39.116259] grsec: bruteforce prevention initiated for the next 30
minutes or until service restarted, stalling each fork 3 0 seconds.
Please investigate the crash report for /usr/lib/firefox-30.0/firefox
[firefox:1597] uid/euid:1000/1000 gid/egid:10 00/1000,
parent /usr/lib/firefox-30.0/firefox[firefox:1595] uid/euid:1000/1000

[ 39.116281] grsec: denied resource overstep by requesting 4096 for
RLIMIT_CORE against limit 0 for /usr/lib/firefox-30.0/fi refox
[firefox:1597] uid/euid:1000/1000 gid/egid:1000/1000,
parent /usr/lib/firefox-30.0/firefox[firefox:1595] uid/euid:1000/10 00

On the other hand with elevated privileges e.g. by "sudo firefox" it
starts just fine. Did Xorg update introduce some change, when it comes
to permissions - requirement for different group?

Paul Onyschuk
Received on Sat Jul 19 2014 - 12:18:11 UTC