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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0006879Kali Linux[All Projects] Kali Package Improvementpublic2022-08-15 10:43
Reportervasanthhunter Assigned To 
Status closedResolutionopen 
Product Versionkali-dev 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0006879: DOS
DescriptionHi Team

I would like to report a vulnerability on KALI OS.



Kali linux is an very fast when compared to other OPERATING SYSTEM.But when i download a one text file which consists of many letters.When i open the text file my system crashes and text editor is not responding which is an denial of service
Steps To Reproduce1.Download name.txt which i have attached in the mail address
2.Open the file it will load for long time and finally it will shown an not responding message
Additional InformationIMPACT
1.Crash the KALI OS
2.Slowdone any one's account



2020-11-24 06:33


name.txt (1,452,000 bytes)


2021-06-23 14:45

manager   ~0014763

I can't reproduce this here. Can you give some information on your system specs? Which text editor did you use to open it?


2021-06-23 16:18

reporter   ~0014770

To open i used -> Text Editor

When we open that in Text Editor the system will become slow the text file won't open it will show the error message

Kali Crash.webm (508,268 bytes)


2022-08-15 10:43

administrator   ~0016577

This report has been filed against an old version of Kali. We will be closing this ticket due to inactivity.

Please could you see if you are able to replicate this issue with the latest version of Kali Linux (

If you are still facing the same problem, feel free to re-open the ticket. If you choose to do this, could you provide more information to the issue you are facing, and also give information about your setup?
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Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2020-11-24 06:33 vasanthhunter New Issue
2020-11-24 06:33 vasanthhunter File Added: name.txt
2020-12-01 10:48 g0tmi1k Priority high => normal
2020-12-01 10:50 g0tmi1k Severity crash => minor
2021-02-21 17:46 g0tmi1k View Status private => public
2021-02-21 17:46 g0tmi1k Description Updated View Revisions
2021-02-21 17:46 g0tmi1k Steps to Reproduce Updated View Revisions
2021-02-21 17:46 g0tmi1k Additional Information Updated View Revisions
2021-06-23 14:45 steev Note Added: 0014763
2021-06-23 16:18 vasanthhunter File Added: Screenshot from 2021-06-23 21-43-37.png
2021-06-23 16:18 vasanthhunter File Added: Kali Crash.webm
2021-06-23 16:18 vasanthhunter Note Added: 0014770
2022-08-15 10:43 g0tmi1k Note Added: 0016577
2022-08-15 10:43 g0tmi1k Status new => closed