Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 179172
CVE-2005-4134 Very long topic history.dat DoS
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:22 EST
Very long topic history.dat DoS
Firefox will log various bits of URL information into the history.dat
file. A VERY long title logged to the history.dat file will cause
Mozilla to startup very slows and eat a great deal of memory. This
behavior will persist until the history information is cleared.
From User-Agent: XML-RPC
firefox-1.0.7-1.2.fc4 has been pushed for FC4, which should resolve this issue. If these problems are still present in this version, then please make note of it in this bug report.
This report targets the FC3 or FC4 products, which have now been EOL'd.
Could you please check that it still applies to a current Fedora release, and
either update the target product or close it ?
Distribution against which this bug was reported is no longer supported; could
you please reproduce this with the updated version of the currently supported
distribution (Fedora Core 6, or Fedora 7, or Rawhide)? If this issue turns out
to still be reproducible, please let us know in this bug report. If after a
month's time we have not heard back from you, we will have to close this bug as
Setting status to NEEDINFO, and awaiting information from the reporter.
Thanks in advance.
We haven't got any reply to the last question about reproducability of the bug
with Fedora Core 6, Fedora 7, or Fedora devel. Mass closing this bug, so if you
have new information that would help us fix this bug, please reopen it with the