Opened 7 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

Last modified 7 years ago

#10905 closed defect (duplicate)

Tor browser/Firefox/iceweasel hangs on certain sites

Reported by: banshes Owned by: mikeperry
Priority: Medium Milestone:
Component: TorBrowserButton Version:
Severity: Keywords:
Cc: gk Actual Points:
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True with Tor Browser 3.5.1 - FF 24.2.0
Tails iso boot 0.22.1 - FF 24.3.0

browse to a LinkedIn url, and some other sites
FF goes to 100% cpu and eventually crashes with the below output.

Tor browser bundle hangs for certain web sites

Here's one, and there are more:

Tor Browser immediately gets very slow. After 50 minutes, it runs out of memory.

info output:

Could not check applicable rules for about:tor
Could not check applicable rules for about:blank
###!!! ABORT: OOM: file ../../dist/include/nsTHashtable.h, line 172
###!!! ABORT: OOM: file ../../dist/include/nsTHashtable.h, line 172
Feb 03 12:20:51.000 [notice] Owning controller connection has closed -- exiting now.
Segmentation fault (core dumped)
Tor Browser exited abnormally. Exit code: 139

Initially reported as comment on

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Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by cypherpunks

Component: - Select a componentFirefox Patch Issues
Owner: set to mikeperry

Is it still happens for you with TBB 3.5.2?

Version 0, edited 7 years ago by cypherpunks (next)

comment:2 Changed 7 years ago by gk

Cc: gk added

An example from "some other sites" would be good, ideally one without the need to create an account.

comment:3 Changed 7 years ago by banshes

You don't need an account. Just load this url using a fresh identity:

Looking at top, Firefox goes to 100% cpu.
The LinkedIn home page works.
It works in Linux-64 Firefox 26.0

comment:4 Changed 7 years ago by gk

Component: Firefox Patch IssuesTorBrowserButton
Resolution: duplicate
Status: newclosed

Applying the fix for #9901 solves this problem. Resolving this ticket as its duplicate then.

Last edited 7 years ago by gk (previous) (diff)
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