Bug#608358: iceweasel crashes with segmentation fault loading http://www.rideuta.com

Mike Hommey mh at glandium.org
Sat Jan 1 08:26:34 UTC 2011

On Fri, Dec 31, 2010 at 02:39:55PM -0700, Cobra wrote:
> I tried the URL http://www.rideuta.com today and the page now loads just
> fine. I suspect they changed the page recently. I then tried the URL
> http://www.slashdot.org and it still fails. Examining the backtrace
> submitted earlier, I inferred that the problem was related to the
> handling of radio buttons. I examined the HTML for the Slashdot page and
> isolated the poll form which contains radio buttons. I simplified it
> substatially as follows:
> "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd">
> <html><head>
> <form>
> <fieldset>
> <legend>Poll</legend>
> <b>Percentage of New Years resolutions I have kept:</b>
> <br><input name="aid" value="1" type="radio">0%-20%
> <br><input name="aid" value="2" type="radio">20%-40%
> <br><input name="aid" value="3" type="radio">40%-60%
> <br><input name="aid" value="4" type="radio">60%-80%
> <br><input name="aid" value="5" type="radio">80%-100%
> <br><input value="Vote" type="submit">
> </fieldset>
> </form>
> </body></html>
> I viewed this file on a really old version of Firefox (Version 1.5)
> running on a CentOS 4.3 Alpha distribution and it displays just fine and
> functions as one would expect. I then tried it on the Debian 5.0.7
> distribution and it fails. The backtrace resembles the one I submitted
> for http://www.rideuta.com from stack frame 0 to stack frame 19. I don't
> have the source code so I can't easily investigate further.

Aaaah I hadn't noticed you were running on alpha. Well, I'm not very
surprised, alpha builds fail in many many ways.

FWIW, the source code is available with apt-get source iceweasel.


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