Crash when after entering more than 64k of text into http://www.wordle.net/create

Bug #387890 reported by Andrew Bennetts on 2009-06-16
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
firefox-3.0 (Ubuntu)
Low
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: firefox

This may actually be a sun-java6-plugin bug, but I'm not sure.

To reproduce:
 * visit http://www.wordle.net/create
 * paste at least 64k of text into the first (large) text area, then hit "Go"
 * Crash!

If you paste only say 63.5k bytes of text, the java applet starts and behaves normally, so it definitely seems to be an issue with >64k of data.

This is with current jaunty (and jaunty-proposed). firefox version is 3.0.11+build2+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.9.04.1

Java version:

$ dpkg -l *java* | grep ^i
ii ca-certificates-java 20081028
ii java-common 0.30ubuntu4
ii javascript-common 5
ii libaccess-bridge-java 1.24.0-0ubuntu2
ii sun-java6-bin 6-13-1
ii sun-java6-jdk 6-13-1
ii sun-java6-jre 6-13-1
ii sun-java6-plugin 6-13-1
ii tzdata-java 2009i-0ubuntu0.9.0

about:plugins reports "Java(TM) Plug-in 1.6.0_13-b03" from libjavaplugin_oji.so.

Andrew Bennetts (spiv) wrote :

Oh, I forget to mention: my platform is 32-bit x86.

Micah Gersten (micahg) wrote :

I can reproduce this on Jaunty / FF3 64 bit. Not quite sure what the cause is yet.

affects: firefox (Ubuntu) → firefox-3.0 (Ubuntu)
Changed in firefox-3.0 (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Confirmed
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