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Crash your Chrome with %%30%30

  sonic0002      2015-09-20 08:24:16      6,305    1    1

Have you ever wondered a simple string can crash one of the most sophisticated designed web browsers -- Chrome? There is a finding from Andris Atteka who found that a null string "%%30%30" appended to an URL can crash Chrome. For example, if you have below URL in your browser address bar or you mouse over below URL, Chrome will crash:

http://www.pixelstech.net/%%30%30

When the browser crashed, it may show :

Or on Windows, you will see :

This bug has been reported to Google at Issue 533361. And the engineers are still working on fixing this bug.

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spooky.action [Reply]@ 2015-09-20 16:33:47

Confirmed on Chromium on Linux.

Version 44.0.2403.107 Built on Debian stretch/sid, running on Debian stretch/sid (64-bit)


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