loading an extension with empty permissions crashes Edge

Issue #13414331


V S.
Aug 24, 2017
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  • Microsoft Edge
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Steps to reproduce

Loading the attached extension crashes my Edge, then provokes a second crash when I start it again. On the third try, Edge seems to remove the extension and starts up again.
Setting the permissions to [“tabs”] instead of [] makes it load fine.


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  • Microsoft Edge Team

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  • Hello,

    Thank you for providing this information about the issue. We previously confirmed the problem, and have published a solution on a new build of Edge. We are resolving this issue as a duplicate of an existing internal bug report. We look forward to additional feedback you may have on how we can improve Microsoft Edge.

    Best Wishes,
    The MS Edge Team

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