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wininit terminated

Dejan_MaksimovicDejan_Maksimovic Member - All Emails Posts: 350


I am trying to debug (via a VM), a wininit.exe termination. The following is the kv output from the faulting thread:

ffff9b0a`df1d9ac0 fffff804`4bdd6893 : 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000004 ffff9b0a`df1d9c40 ffff933f`fd7016c0 : nt!PspCatchCriticalBreak+0xa9 ffff9b0a`df1d9b60 fffff804`4bc4906d : ffffffff`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : nt!PspTerminateAllThreads+0x175cbf ffff9b0a`df1d9bd0 fffff804`4b7e1e15 : ffffbe0d`09c4d080 ffffbe0d`09c4d080 ffffbe0d`09c4c080 00000000`00000000 : nt!NtTerminateProcess+0x19d ffff9b0a`df1d9c40 00007ffa`e293c644 : 00007ffa`e290a954 00000000`000000ff 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : nt!KiSystemServiceCopyEnd+0x25 (TrapFrame @ ffff9b0a`df1d9c40) 00000099`203cfbc8 00007ffa`e290a954 : 00000000`000000ff 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00007ffa`e0469aa8 : ntdll!ZwTerminateProcess+0x14 00000099`203cfbd0 00007ffa`e096cd8a : 00000000`0000001f 00000000`00000000 00007ffa`e0469b68 00007ffa`e03c8670 : ntdll!RtlExitUserProcess+0x54 00000099`203cfc00 00007ffa`e03cae38 : 00000000`0000001f 00000000`00000000 00000099`203cfc88 00007ffa`e049bc20 : KERNEL32!FatalExit+0xa 00000099`203cfc30 00007ffa`e03c86ef : 00000000`0000001f 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000099`203cfc80 : ucrtbase!exit_or_terminate_process+0x44 00000099`203cfc60 00007ffa`e03c7694 : 00000000`0000001f 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000001 : ucrtbase!common_exit+0x6f 00000099`203cfcb0 00007ff6`433136d8 : 00000000`0000001f 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : ucrtbase!__crt_state_management::wrapped_invoke<void (__cdecl*)(int),int,void>+0x20 00000099`203cfce0 00007ffa`e0967bd4 : 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : wininit!__scrt_common_main_seh+0x168 00000099`203cfd20 00007ffa`e290ced1 : 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : KERNEL32!BaseThreadInitThunk+0x14 00000099`203cfd50 00000000`00000000 : 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000 : ntdll!RtlUserThreadStart+0x21
The kernel stack does not show any values that could be interpreted as NTSTATUS error codes (between 80000000 and FFFFFFFF).
Am I correct to assume that the error is STATUS_UNSUCCESSFUL (1F is GEN_FAILURE WinError code, which roughly translates to STATUS_UNSUCCESSFUL)

Strangely, this is reproable when we process QueryInfo callback and modify the contents of the returned buffer (or modify the buffer without calling lower level drivers).
DV does not show any errors with special pool, leading me to believe that this is a user mode error of sorts.


  • Tim_RobertsTim_Roberts Member - All Emails Posts: 13,633

    The user-mode process is shutting down, apparently because of an exception. There's not enough information here to know what caused the exception. The process is returning 0x1F as its final exit code, but that doesn't necessarily map to any error number.

    Tim Roberts, [email protected]
    Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

  • Dejan_MaksimovicDejan_Maksimovic Member - All Emails Posts: 350

    Peculiar... even though I found out what caused the problem (by fixing the issue via a Checked build of Windows 7), I still have no clue how I would have figured that was the problem here!
    Our driver was not returning a proper length for FileNormalizedNameInformation query, and noone complained on a Free build of Windows..

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