Firefox runs out of memory and crashes
Adblock Plus 3.7 for Chrome, Opera and Firefox
VM with Slackware Linux 14.2; 32-bit VM with 4 GB RAM
Firefox 69.0.3 (32-bit)
How to reproduce
- Leave the extension running for 12–24 hours
Firefox crashes with the following error:
out of memory: 0x0000000000001000 bytes requested ExceptionHandler::WaitForContinueSignal waiting for continue signal... ExceptionHandler::GenerateDump cloned child 31994 ExceptionHandler::SendContinueSignalToChild sent continue signal to child Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error. Exiting due to channel error.
Firefox does not crash.
See https://adblockplus.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=74776 for details.
The memory usage goes up every hour until the browser crashes.
This may have something to do with filter list synchronization.