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Cannot start FileZilla since today : EXC_CRASH (Code Signature Invalid)

#1 Post by lgeorget » 2020-01-28 15:11

Hello,

first of all, thank you developers and maintainers of FileZilla for your software. We use it daily and it's perfect for our needs.

We've updated our Mac Mini a few days ago and since today, we are unable to launch FileZilla 3.46.3 on Mac OS Catalina 10.15.2. Mac OS blocks the app from launching and seems to be complaining about an invalid code signature. Downloading and reinstalling the software from the website doesn't help, Mac OS keeps complaining about it and proposes only to dump it to the trash...

Below is the error report that gets generated:

Process: filezilla [36379]
Path: /Applications/FileZilla.app/Contents/MacOS/filezilla
Identifier: org.filezilla-project.filezilla
Version: ???
Code Type: X86-64 (Native)
Parent Process: ??? [1]
Responsible: filezilla [36379]
User ID: 502

Date/Time: 2020-01-28 15:41:31.820 +0100
OS Version: Mac OS X 10.15.2 (19C57)
Report Version: 12
Bridge OS Version: 4.2 (17P2551)
Anonymous UUID: A741CA8D-D3A0-6720-A211-15F9CE37B197

Sleep/Wake UUID: BB4A3F32-FFFF-4A13-A4A0-7142FDCD7A35

Time Awake Since Boot: 5000 seconds
Time Since Wake: 4400 seconds

System Integrity Protection: enabled

Crashed Thread: 0

Exception Type: EXC_CRASH (Code Signature Invalid)
Exception Codes: 0x0000000000000000, 0x0000000000000000
Exception Note: EXC_CORPSE_NOTIFY

Termination Reason: Namespace CODESIGNING, Code 0x1

kernel messages:

VM Regions Near 0 (cr2):
-->
__TEXT 00000001096d7000-000000010a1b2000 [ 10.9M] r-x/rwx SM=COW

Thread 0 Crashed:
0 0x0000000110067000 _dyld_start + 0

Thread 0 crashed with X86 Thread State (64-bit):
rax: 0x0000000000000000 rbx: 0x0000000000000000 rcx: 0x0000000000000000 rdx: 0x0000000000000000
rdi: 0x0000000000000000 rsi: 0x0000000000000000 rbp: 0x0000000000000000 rsp: 0x00007ffee6528c50
r8: 0x0000000000000000 r9: 0x0000000000000000 r10: 0x0000000000000000 r11: 0x0000000000000000
r12: 0x0000000000000000 r13: 0x0000000000000000 r14: 0x0000000000000000 r15: 0x0000000000000000
rip: 0x0000000110067000 rfl: 0x0000000000000200 cr2: 0x0000000000000000

Logical CPU: 0
Error Code: 0x00000000
Trap Number: 0


Binary Images:
0x1096d7000 - 0x10a1b1fff + (0) <08249340-2EE0-3C3A-998B-2981A8975787>
0x110066000 - 0x1100f6cb7 + (733.8) <EEA931D0-403E-3BC8-862A-CBA037DE4A74>

External Modification Summary:
Calls made by other processes targeting this process:
task_for_pid: 0
thread_create: 0
thread_set_state: 0
Calls made by this process:
task_for_pid: 0
thread_create: 0
thread_set_state: 0
Calls made by all processes on this machine:
task_for_pid: 3671
thread_create: 0
thread_set_state: 0

VM Region Summary:
ReadOnly portion of Libraries: Total=14.0M resident=0K(0%) swapped_out_or_unallocated=14.0M(100%)
Writable regions: Total=8500K written=0K(0%) resident=0K(0%) swapped_out=0K(0%) unallocated=8500K(100%)

VIRTUAL REGION
REGION TYPE SIZE COUNT (non-coalesced)
=========== ======= =======
STACK GUARD 56.0M 1
Stack 8192K 1
__DATA 1000K 4
__DATA_CONST 20K 1
__LINKEDIT 2636K 2
__TEXT 11.4M 2
shared memory 8K 2
=========== ======= =======
TOTAL 79.0M 13

Model: Macmini8,1, BootROM 1037.60.58.0.0 (iBridge: 17.16.12551.0.0,0), 6 processors, 6-Core Intel Core i5, 3 GHz, 16 GB, SMC

Regards,

Laurent Georget

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Re: Cannot start FileZilla since today : EXC_CRASH (Code Signature Invalid)

#2 Post by botg » 2020-01-28 15:48

Try removing it complete and also empty the trash. Then reboot, then re-download it.

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#3 Post by lgeorget » 2020-01-28 16:31

I've done that. No change. I still get the same error and the app doesn't launch. It looks like the key signing the software has been revoked.

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#4 Post by botg » 2020-01-28 16:43

Are you by chance using a third-party program to extract the archive? Make sure to use the built-in functionality of macOS.

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#5 Post by lgeorget » 2020-01-28 17:04

I just download the software from this page: https://filezilla-project.org/download.php?platform=osx (currently https://dl3.cdn.filezilla-project.org/c ... 1580234260) and click on the downloaded app. Until today, a window opened to install the app. This is no longer the case, Mac OS shows a warning saying that the app is not secure and ask if it should put it in the trash.

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Re: Cannot start FileZilla since today : EXC_CRASH (Code Signature Invalid)

#6 Post by nemo33 » 2020-01-29 03:19

hi

I'd report the same issue on Mac OS 10.14.6 as well.

I also tried newest version , FileZilla_3.46.3 also gave same error (reboot & re-try).

Here are additional information I found in /var/log/system.log

Jan 29 11:10:57 C02XH2MZJG5J com.apple.xpc.launchd[1] (org.filezilla-project.filezilla.27796[1780]): removing service since it exited with consistent failure - OS_REASON_CODESIGNING | When validating /Users/XXX/Applications/FileZilla.app/Contents/MacOS/filezilla:
The code contains a Team ID, but validating its signature failed.
Please check your system log.
Jan 29 11:10:57 C02XH2MZJG5J com.apple.xpc.launchd[1] (org.filezilla-project.filezilla.27796[1780]): Binary is improperly signed.

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Re: Cannot start FileZilla since today : EXC_CRASH (Code Signature Invalid)

#7 Post by orvgull » 2020-01-29 04:28

I'm having the same problem here. Worked as of a couple days ago, today it macOS says it's malware and asks to move it to the trash.

EDIT: Never mind, downloaded a fresh copy and, even though it's the same version, it works. Spooky.

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Re: Cannot start FileZilla since today : EXC_CRASH (Code Signature Invalid)

#8 Post by botg » 2020-01-29 08:42

macOS is doing some weird caching of signature and receipt information. It sometimes does strange things, I have not yet been able to figure out a pattern.

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Re: Cannot start FileZilla since today : EXC_CRASH (Code Signature Invalid)

#9 Post by lgeorget » 2020-01-29 12:18

I've retried today and it works. I don't know why or how, I guess Safari was opening the file from its cache instead of downloading it again. I've downloaded the last version, I decompressed it and the app inside opened correctly. The file "sponsored-setup.dmg" included in the archive however gave me the code signing error but it's not the last version of FileZilla client, so I guess it's not relevant.

Anyway... thank you for your help. I'm still clueless about what happened exactly.

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Re: Cannot start FileZilla since today : EXC_CRASH (Code Signature Invalid)

#10 Post by adsolutions » 2020-02-10 20:35

botg wrote:
2020-01-28 16:43
Are you by chance using a third-party program to extract the archive? Make sure to use the built-in functionality of macOS.
I'm having this issue too, using 10.15.3. Is there a fix?

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Re: Cannot start FileZilla since today : EXC_CRASH (Code Signature Invalid)

#11 Post by adsolutions » 2020-02-11 14:49

Won't ope, error: The application “FileZilla” can’t be opened.

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Re: Cannot start FileZilla since today : EXC_CRASH (Code Signature Invalid)

#12 Post by adsolutions » 2020-02-11 14:56

Magically opened with Mac expander.

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