Example Wikipedia link causes instant crash of FF3




11 years ago
11 years ago


(Reporter: jason_quinn, Unassigned)



Firefox Tracking Flags

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(Whiteboard: INVALID?)



11 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.9) Gecko/2008061015 Firefox/3.0
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.9) Gecko/2008061015 Firefox/3.0

An instant crash example caused by clicking on a link in Wikipedia.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Go to this Wikipedia page:

2. Find the "See Wikipedia:Typo/Members" link.

3. Clicking on that link causes an instant crash.
Actual Results:  

Expected Results:  
No crash.
No crash on Windows (and Firefox 3).
Please enter about:crashes as URl and provide a crash ID of this crash if you submitted a Mozilla crash report

wfm with FF3.0 on win32 but i my SM got closed once by windows DEP but I can not reproduce this.

Comment 3

11 years ago
Are you using Debian GNU/Linux lenny/sid? Do any other applications (like editors) crash when trying to display the file?

If so, see http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=488015 and its duplicates: you probably need to update the libpango packages to 1.20.4-1.


11 years ago
Keywords: crash
Whiteboard: INVALID?
I'm using the same buildid Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.9) Gecko/2008061015 Firefox/3.0, and I don't see this crash.

This problem could be from an extension, or out of date libraries as Aleksej suggested. You will likely get an answer faster at http://support.mozilla.com - see http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Basic+Troubleshooting for a good starting place there, and work from there. If it still turns out to be a bug after troubleshooting, then you can come back here and we'll reopen your bug.

Last Resolved: 11 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME

Comment 5

11 years ago
I tried again today and no crash. Grrrrr. I yesterday I restarted the browser and all and yet it still caused a crash; but today, nothing. I use no extensions. I thought maybe it was flash running in another tab that might have caused it but nope. Now I have no idea what it might have been.

Comment 6

11 years ago
No crash. Ubuntu Linux 8.04, Firefox 3.0, Adblock Plus, Firebug, Snapshot.
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