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Re: April appeared to be a month of IE bugs. Here's another one.
From: Cove Schneider <cove () wildpackets com>
Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2003 13:00:55 -0700
Spoke too soon. Safari eventually become responsive after a while.
On Tuesday, April 29, 2003, at 11:23 AM, ERRor wrote:
Malicious htm file can freeze IE with 100% CPU usage:
Construct the file freeze.htm:
c:\>perl -e "print qq'\xFF\xFE'; print qq'\r\n' x 30000" > freeze.htm
After opening freeze.htm IE will hang with 100% CPU usage until
process is not killed. Two bytes (0xff 0xfe) at the beginning of the
the encoding is unicode. So the internal unicode representation of the
will look like 0D0A0D0A but not 000D000A (if the file was a plain
Tested on IE 6.0 with all fixes, i think other versions also
Best Regards, ERRor, dHtm.
P.S. greets to .einstein. and dHtm