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Re: [Full-disclosure] DoS vulnerabilities in Firefox, Internet Explorer and Opera

From: Boddin Grégory (gregorysiwhine.net)
Date: Tue May 01 2012 - 16:11:03 CDT


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

On 30 April 2012 15:37, <Valdis.Kletnieksvt.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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