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Bug ID: JDK-6604926 If <object> tag is malformed, FF browser either crashes or hangs.
JDK-6604926 : If tag is malformed, FF browser either crashes or hangs.

Details
Type:
Bug
Submit Date:
2007-09-14
Status:
Closed
Updated Date:
2010-09-17
Project Name:
JDK
Resolved Date:
2008-01-31
Component:
deploy
OS:
windows
Sub-Component:
plugin
CPU:
x86
Priority:
P2
Resolution:
Fixed
Affected Versions:
6u4
Fixed Versions:
6u10 (b07)

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Description
Problem is originally reported on bugzilla.mozilla.org with "critical" severity.  (https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=189485).

Many customers are affected by this including Yahoo! and Klocwork.

The problem causes browser to either crashes or hangs. During hang condition, if browser window is killed, FF ghost process still gets left behind.

                                    

Comments
EVALUATION

Problem root cause:
Java Plugin crashes during page loading because it fails to scan a malformed <object> tag.
The same page however is able to load fine with IE.

Will try to get fix in to 6u4 b4
                                     
2007-09-14
EVALUATION

Couln't make 6u4 last build.
Retarget to 6u5 b5
                                     
2007-09-24



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