Notepad++ 6.7.3 Crash POC

# Title: Notepad++ Crash
# Date: 10/07/2015
# Author: Rahul Pratap Singh (@0x62626262)
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# Version: v6.7.3
# Tested on: Windows_XP_x86 & Windows_7_x86
Incorrect theme file parsing, that leads to crash.
-Create a .xml file with numbereous "A" (around 1000) in it and save as
-Go to this directory in windows "/appdata/roaming/notepad++/themes/" and
paste above test.xml file in this theme folder and restart notepad++
-Now start notepad++ and in menu tab, go in settings and then select style
configurator and now select test file in theme select option

1-Now hit "save and close" button, it will crash with an error message


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