How to crash IE6 with one line

Hamachiya2 found out a way to crash Internet Explorer 6 (and on some systems even the entire operating system).

<style>*{position:relative}</style><table><input></table>

A simple line (which you can test it here) – no one figured out why caused an exception in mshtml.dll (and knowing Microsoft we’re most likely never going to find out the answer to that).

Internet Explorer 6 crash

The code doesn’t have any problems on Firefox, IE7 or other browsers. Well, I hope you’re not still using IE6 – although according to these browser statistics 37.3% were still using it in June 2007.

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