Which 16 Characters is Causing Chrome to Crash?

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Like to crash you Chrome browser for fun? Then, go ahead and enter the following character “%%30%30” after you enter any URL will cause the Chrome to hang and crash.

Example: http://x/%%30%30

This vulnerability was original discovery by security researcher Andris Atteka. But, according to him, a total of 26 characters was needed. It was VentureBeat found that it needed even less characters to crash the browser.

According to VentureBeat, this bug is active in Chrome 45, which is latest, stable version or older.

Sources: VentureBeatsAndris Atteka Blog

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