Crash "Opera" Browser Tab By Pointing Cursur to Simple URL String

Andris Atteka a securtiy researcher was able to crash the Chrome browser with a simple URL string, which is given below::

Even Opera browser is also vulnerable to the above vulnerability but in case of opera only Particuler Tab will Crashed,when user point the cursor on URL instead of whole browser.This vulnerability is limited to desktop version of opera only.When user point the cursor on URL,error as shown in below image will be displayed:

User Added a "Null Char" in URL string to crash the google chrome browser.User reported a crash bug in Google chrome (issue #533361).

In reply to the researcher, this Chrome crash Bug actually is a "DOS vulnerability" and not a security flaw,Chrome team said.

Even Mobile version of chrome application is vulnerable to the bug.

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