Opened on 07/14/2016 at 01:30:33 PM

Closed on 07/14/2016 at 07:09:05 PM

Last modified on 10/14/2016 at 08:47:37 AM

#4243 closed defect (fixed)

NS_ERROR_ILLEGAL_VALUE exception in utils.getFrames()

Reported by: trev Assignee: trev
Priority: P1 Milestone: Adblock-Plus-2.8-for-Firefox
Module: Adblock-Plus-for-Firefox Keywords:
Cc: Ross Blocked By:
Blocking: Platform: Unknown / Cross platform
Ready: yes Confidential: no
Tester: Unknown Verified working: no
Review URL(s):



Adblock Plus on Firefox 50.0a1 nightly

How to reproduce

  1. Press Ctrl/Cmd+Shift+J to open Browser Console.
  2. Go to
  3. Look at the Browser Console.

Observed behaviour

Lots of messages saying:

NS_ERROR_ILLEGAL_VALUE: Component returned failure code: 0x80070057 (NS_ERROR_ILLEGAL_VALUE) [nsINetUtil.URIChainHasFlags]

Expected behaviour

No error messages.

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Change History (6)

comment:1 Changed on 07/14/2016 at 01:44:23 PM by trev

  • Owner set to trev

comment:2 Changed on 07/14/2016 at 01:44:41 PM by trev

  • Review URL(s) modified (diff)
  • Status changed from new to reviewing

comment:3 Changed on 07/14/2016 at 07:08:22 PM by abpbot

comment:4 Changed on 07/14/2016 at 07:09:05 PM by trev

  • Milestone set to Adblock-Plus-for-Firefox-next
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from reviewing to closed

comment:5 Changed on 09/19/2016 at 04:44:27 AM by Ross

The error above no longer occurs however another does (similar to #4227):

NS_ERROR_FAILURE: Component returned failure code: 0x80004005 (NS_ERROR_FAILURE)
[nsIDOMWindowUtils.addSheet] elemHide.js:368

Firefox 48 / Windows 7

comment:6 Changed on 10/14/2016 at 08:47:37 AM by trev

  • Cc Ross added

@Ross, I can only see #4527, not the error message you quote above. Can you still reproduce this issue?

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