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FS#57054 - [chromium] tab crashes when displaying an XML page

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by kinodont (kinodont) - Thursday, 11 January 2018, 16:59 GMT
Last edited by Evangelos Foutras (foutrelis) - Thursday, 25 January 2018, 10:18 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Upstream Bugs
Status Closed
Assigned To Evangelos Foutras (foutrelis)
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


Visiting a web page that is served with a Content-Type of application/xml crashes the tab.

Additional info:
chromium 63.0.3239.132-3
libxml2 2.9.7+4+g72182550-2

Steps to reproduce:
Visit the following web page in Chromium:

Upstream bug report:
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Closed by  Evangelos Foutras (foutrelis)
Thursday, 25 January 2018, 10:18 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  Switched to bundled libxml for Chromium 64.
Comment by loqs (loqs) - Thursday, 11 January 2018, 22:04 GMT
Switching to the bundled libxml resolved the issue might be simpler than rebuilding libxml2 with --with-catalog=no passed to configure
unless it is certain no other package depending libxml2 does not use the catalog feature.