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A large crash spike affecting Firefox users on Linux

Source: Hacker News

Article note: ...Google pushed some bullshit Javascript into their production image search page that tries to allocate something like 20,000 variables in a single stack frame. Older Linux (4.2 and earlier) on x86-likes regard SP-relative accesses more than (64k+256b) past the SP as erroneous and kills the offending process.
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