Steps to reproduce
6 years ago Andreas Bogk pointed out that with xref’s in PDF files you can create a loop that will hang evince. It turns out that the very same bug is affecting the Edge internal PDF reader.
The sample file has been published here:
(I’m also attaching it.)
Opening this file in Edge causes the PDF viewer component to hang and Edge will use a lot of CPU power.
Comments and activity
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