Closed Bug 710077 Opened 10 years ago Closed 8 years ago
Firefox crash epicplaygames
This bug was filed from the Socorro interface and is report bp-26929aef-66cb-48b4-a2b1-015292111212 . ============================================================= There are a bunch of these signatures that show up in a "contains" search. They are seen in the 9.0 betas but not in high volume. http://tinyurl.com/c7ujl2l - in the last week over a thousand crashes across all versions. Most of the comments mention doing something in Farmville when they crash. There are correlations to an addon and dll - 100% (63/63) vs. 0% (137/51284) epicPlayGames.dll 95% (60/63) vs. 0% (165/51284) email@example.com We should watch this one for Firefox 9 to see if volume spikes.
The crash in question is a parent process crash, apparently from an addon using ctypes (probably incorrectly or there's a GC hazard).
http://biointegr8.blogspot.com/2011/11/fighting-epicplay.html has some information. I am still trying to hunt down where I can install the addon so I can try to reproduce the crash.
The crash reason in all reports is EXCEPTION_STACK_OVERFLOW, which seems a bit odd given that there's only 65 or so stack frames in the crashes.
Crash Signature: [@ epicplaygames.dll@0xcfe7] → [@ epicplaygames.dll@0xcfe7] [@ epicplaygames.dll@0xcec7 ] [@ epicplaygames.dll@0xdc47 ] [@ epicplaygames.dll@0xdd37 ]
Summary: Firefox crash epicplaygames → Firefox crash epicplaygames.dll (Farmville)
It's true, but we just get that from the OS. It's possible they're doing something really stupid with the stack, or just getting unlucky and touching the guard page (which is probably what triggers that exception).
This is showing up again in the 10 explosive report - https://crash-analysis.mozilla.com/rkaiser/2012-02-12/2012-02-12.firefox.10.explosiveness.html.
no crashes newer than version 20 in last 18 weeks with "epicplaygames" in signature.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 8 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
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