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Re: Results of trying to load a 137MB XML document intoIE, Fir

  • From: Liam R E Quin <liam@w3.org>
  • To: Hermann Stamm-Wilbrandt <STAMMW@de.ibm.com>
  • Date: Fri, 31 Dec 2010 18:44:44 -0500

Re:  Results of trying to load a 137MB XML document intoIE
On Fri, 2010-12-31 at 20:02 +0100, Hermann Stamm-Wilbrandt wrote:
> Roger,
> 
> the input document size is not that important, see here:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billion_laughs
> 
> That file is of size 3928 bytes and will kill everything -- if no XML
> threat protection is in place:
> http://stamm-wilbrandt.de/en/xsl-list/laughs.128.xml

But, this just shows that some Web browsers had a vulnerability.

I'm not sure why this continues to interest people, beyond the fact that
some browsers continue to have the vulnerability.

Liam

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