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Re: DoS vulnerabilities in Firefox, Internet Explorer and Opera
From: Boddin Grégory <gregory () siwhine net>
Date: Tue, 1 May 2012 23:11:03 +0200

Depends how many browsers instances he launched to make the DoS more
effective : o )

On 30 April 2012 15:37,  <Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu> wrote:
On Mon, 30 Apr 2012 15:37:08 +0300, "MustLive" said:

* Mozilla Firefox 3.0.19 consumes resources (50% CPU and a lot of RAM) and crashes.
* Mozilla Firefox 3.5.11 consumes resources (50% CPU and a lot of RAM) and crashes.
* Mozilla Firefox 3.6.8 consumes resources (50% CPU and a lot of RAM) and crashes.
* Mozilla Firefox 4.0 beta 2 freezes and consumes resources (50% CPU and a lot of RAM).
* Mozilla Firefox 11.0 freezes and consumes resources (50% CPU and a lot of RAM).
* Internet Explorer 6 freezes and consumes resources (50% CPU and a lot of RAM).
* Internet Explorer 7 freezes and consumes resources (50% CPU and a lot of RAM).
* Internet Explorer 8 only consumes resources (50% CPU and a lot of RAM). I.e. in IE8 the problem was partly fixed 
by Microsoft.
* Opera 10.62 freezes and consumes resources (50% CPU and a lot of RAM).

Anybody want to guess how many cores are on his test box? :)

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