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Nasty URL bug brings Google Chrome to a screeching halt

2015/09/20

PCWorld - (International) Security researchers discovered a Uniform Resource Locator (URL) denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability in the Google Chrome Web browser in which mousing over "%%30%30" appended to the end of a URL causes the browser to hang and crash. The issue affects both Windows and OS X current versions of Chrome.

Source: http://www.pcworld.com/article/2984907/security/nasty-url-bug-brings-google-chrome-to-a-screeching-halt.html

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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