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  1. Minecraft (Bedrock codebase)
  2. MCPE-41671

Signs with invalid UTF-8 characters in the `Text` NBT causing client to lock up

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    • Bug
    • Status: Resolved
    • Resolution: Cannot Reproduce
    • 1.9.0
    • 1.11.0.4 Beta
    • None
    • Community Consensus
    • Windows
    • 176380

    Description

      Signs with some special (possibly corrupted) characters on them will cause the client to freeze and possibly crash.

      For example, if the data `CgpQCqA35sI=` (base64-encoded because it contains non-printable characters) appears in a sign's `Text` NBT tag, the client will freeze and be unable to do anything except moving around.

      This bug was discovered on a world created by a third party server.

      I have verified that this bug does not happen in 1.8, this bug is 1.9-specific.

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            od1g1man [MCPE Helper] Dylan K. Taylor
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