[Bug 221545] [NEW] The Independent crashes browser on banner mouseover

mnelson mnelson at mailsnare.net
Thu Apr 24 21:47:10 UTC 2008

Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: firefox-3.0

While reading an article on The Independent (specifically,
particle-805757.html), I noticed that passing my mouse over the banner
will immediately crash Firefox 3, closing the window and dumping me to
the desktop.

Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.9b5) Gecko/2008041514

$ lsb_release -rd
Description:	Ubuntu 8.04
Release:	8.04

$ apt-cache policy firefox
  Installed: 3.0~b5+nobinonly-0ubuntu3
  Candidate: 3.0~b5+nobinonly-0ubuntu3
  Version table:
 *** 3.0~b5+nobinonly-0ubuntu3 0
        500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/main Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Thu Apr 24 14:42:11 2008
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.04
NonfreeKernelModules: fglrx
Package: firefox-3.0 3.0~b5+nobinonly-0ubuntu3
PackageArchitecture: i386
SourcePackage: firefox-3.0
Uname: Linux 2.6.24-16-generic i686

** Affects: firefox-3.0 (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

** Tags: apport-bug

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