Stack Overflow at Line: 0 error on clients viewing the web app

We are getting an intermittent error on our clients (viewing a web app)  that I beleive may be cause by a javascript error.

The error reads as such:
Stack Overflow at Line: 0

We recently added a javascript at the request of our vendor. Is it possible that this is causing the issue? if so could you explain why?

theObjects = document.getElementsByTagName("object");
for (var i = 0; i < theObjects.length; i++) {
   theObjects[i].outerHTML = theObjects[i].outerHTML;
}
bbcacAsked:
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ZvonkoSystems architectCommented:
That is absolutely dangerous code.
First of all outherHTML is not standard but IE specific and does NOT work correctly when overwritten for regular html elements and for <objects> absolutely not usable!

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bbcacAuthor Commented:
when you say regular html... what do you mean?

Also, why would you EVER use a script like this?
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ZvonkoSystems architectCommented:
Regular html elements are the one of them more then eighty percent of a web page consist.
Non regular are the rest, like <applet>, <object> and other mostly not used elements.

The script when used for some special <object> that install some special ActiveX elemenst shell do a Reset or Restart of that ActiveX. And that is nonsense. Better would be to have the ActiveX enable a public open method that can be called from script to ActiveX for restart or reset.

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bbcacAuthor Commented:
without editing any of the scripts or code is there anyway that I can determine which .js file or function is throwing the error if I find a client with it on the screen?
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ZvonkoSystems architectCommented:
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bbcacAuthor Commented:
Is it possible that this line of code is bringing down the apache server?

It seems that this error shows up arround the same time that the server goes down.
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ZvonkoSystems architectCommented:
No that cannot be. It is a simple coincidence observation.
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