GNOME restarts after trying to see properties of image file

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • When trying to view the properties of an image file on the desktop via the context menu, it only refreshes the desktop, and no window opens with properties as expected.
    • Repeating this action crashes GNOME and the user gets thrown back to the GDM login screen.
  • When trying to view the properties of an image file on the desktop via the context menu, an error message is seen in /var/log/messages referring to a segfault in nautilus-desktop.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4
  • GNOME desktop environment
  • Nautilus version 3.22.3-4 or below

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