Brave Software: [DOS] Browser hangs on loading the code snippet

2016-11-12T01:42:23
ID H1:181686
Type hackerone
Reporter tikoo_sahil
Modified 2018-05-06T21:02:40

Description

Summary:

Basically the function location.reload() is causing browser to hang as browser is not able to handle multiple reloads but similar issue cannot be seen in Firefox and chrome as i am able to close the current tab.

Products affected:

Latest brave browser in linux.

Steps To Reproduce:

Use the below code and save it as html file and then open it up on browser :-

<script> open(""); setInterval('location.reload()',1); </script>

Or

open up pop.html that i have attached

Supporting Material/References:

i have attached html file that contains the code causing denial of service,