Re: Netscape 6/7 crashes by a simple stylesheet...

From: Raj Mathur (
Date: 02/26/03

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    >>>>> "Jocke" == jux <> writes:

        Jocke> Hi, I'm new here so I don't know if I posted this in the
        Jocke> correct list...

        Jocke> I've found out that some simple CSS-code can crash Netscape
        Jocke> 6 and 7.

        Jocke> This is a simple html-page containing this code:

        Jocke> <html> <body> <div style="position:absolute;">

        Jocke> <div style="position:absolute; overflow:scroll">
        Jocke> </div> </div> </body> </html>

        Jocke> Was this already known?

    Tested on following browsers on Red Hat Linux 8.0, i386:

    galeon-1.2.6-0.8.0: Consumes 100% CPU but continues to respond to

    kdebase-3.0.3-14 (Konqueror): No effect

    mozilla-1.0.1-26: Consumes 100% CPU, stops responding to events (or
    takes overly long to respond -- I didn't wait more than a couple of

    netscape-communicator-4.79-1: No effect.


    -- Raju

        Jocke> /Jocke

    Raj Mathur      
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