That web page crashed IE 6.0 SP3 while running WinXP SP3 on my PC. The OS was not affected. The URL works properly in all my other browsers [newest builds of Firefox, Chrome + Opera].
I'm using MSHTML.DLL 6.00.2900.6003 English QFE build installed by KB982381 [MS10-035] security fix.
Probable causes [IMHO]:
2. Maybe there's a bug or exploitable flaw in MSHTML.DLL [so far looks like all 6.00.xxxx.xxxx versions/builds are affected]. And if that's true, I hope MS is working hard to fix it [oh, I forgot (not!)... IE6 support has been terminated, they don't care ;-)].
3. Or could be a combination of both #1 + #2 above. [?]
If any1's interested to study this further, these are that web site's local scripts:
Nothing there that can cause a browser crash [benign scripts]. But maybe their server settings/configs are to blame (?), in which case somebody should contact their webmaster and report this bug. This web server is using Apache + PHP 4.4.9:
The only other JS scripts on that page come from Google Ads:
and this adware hit counter [which I have disabled in my HOSTS file]: