Issue 113544 - OpenOffice crashes while opening certain .doc and .xls files
Summary: OpenOffice crashes while opening certain .doc and .xls files
Alias: None
Product: General
Classification: Code
Component: ui (show other issues)
Version: OOO300m9
Hardware: PC (x86_64) Other OS
: P3 Trivial (vote)
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Assignee: AOO issues mailing list
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Keywords: needmoreinfo
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Reported: 2010-07-30 13:14 UTC by rjachari
Modified: 2013-02-02 02:58 UTC (History)
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Issue Type: DEFECT
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The snapshoot of the openoffice crash (83.59 KB, image/png)
2010-07-30 13:16 UTC, rjachari
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Description rjachari 2010-07-30 13:14:58 UTC
Openoffice writer and calc crash while opening certain .doc and .xls..

It throws out the following message on the console while crashing
KCrash: Application 'soffice.bin' crashing...
X IO Error

Also KDE pops out an error window when the crash occurs with the following message:-

The application (soffice.bin) crashed and caused the signal 4(SIGILL)

There is no backtrace for the same.
Comment 1 rjachari 2010-07-30 13:16:43 UTC
Created attachment 70889 [details]
The snapshoot of the openoffice crash
Comment 2 Olaf Felka 2010-07-30 13:28:13 UTC
What is the content of the KDE crash handler? The snapshot is meaningless.
Paste the text of the crash handler to a text document and attach it to the
issue. If possible attach a "certain" test document that crashes the office to
this issue. Did you try the latest OOo 3.2.1 version
Comment 3 Rob Weir 2013-02-02 02:58:04 UTC
This Issue requires more information ('needmoreinfo'), but has not been updated
within the last year. Please provide feedback as requested and re-test with the the latest version of OpenOffice - the problem(s) may already be addressed. 

You can download Apache OpenOffice 3.4.1 from

Please report back the outcome of your testing, so this Issue may be closed or
progressed as necessary - otherwise the issue may be Resolved as Invalid in the