Crash-to-desktop using pistons.

Pyrald Lystent shared this bug 15 months ago
Won't Fix

A powered piston with "NaN" typed into its velocity field will crash the game to desktop in an instant.

To reproduce:

-Place a piton with a battery attached.

-Open the piston's control panel.

-Ctrl+left click the piston's velocity slider.

-Type "NaN" into the field and hit 'ok'.


I recommend this gets fixed as this method can be used by a griefer as an easy way to repeatedly crash servers. This crashes the server as well as the client.

Comments (5)

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Hello, Engineer!


Thank you for your feedback! Your topic has been added between considered issues.

Please keep voting for the issue as it will help us to identify the most serious bugs.


We really appreciate your patience.


Kind Regards

Keen Software House: QA Department

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I checked just now, still an issue.


Edit: on another note, there is a flaw in using voting to find the more serious bugs, as people with more followers can use their followers to make their bug reports more popular than bug reports that might actually be more serious, not that this is a serious bug or not.

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Build a ship with a cockpit. All works fine. Place piston and put cockpit to it, all cockpits are kind of disabled (can't control ship anymore). Recently testing it again game also crashed (froze permanently).

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This is a thoroughly unrelated issue.

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Hello, Engineers!


Thank you for your report. I wasn't able to reproduce your issue, only valid numbers can be entered. Can you please confirm?

Thank you.


Kind Regards

Keen Software House: QA Department

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Hello Engineers,


Since there are no new comments in this topic and we are still not able to reproduce it,

we are closing this thread as outdated.

In case anyone is encountering the same or similar bug, which is not already posted in a

different thread, please feel free to create a new thread with all relevant information.

Thank you.


Kind Regards

Keen Software House: QA Department