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Re: [Full-disclosure] Apple Safari 4 Beta feeds: URI NULL Pointer Dereference Denial of, Service Vulnerability

From: jf (jfdanglingpointers.net)
Date: Thu Feb 26 2009 - 17:54:07 CST


also keep in mind that null ptr deref's can sometimes be exploitable--
especially on certain processors that store important things at 0x0;
of which, from what i recall, the iphone is one.

On Thu, 26 Feb 2009, Thierry Zoller wrote:

> Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2009 16:21:18 +0100
> From: Thierry Zoller <ThierryZoller.lu>
> To: full-disclosure <full-disclosurelists.grok.org.uk>
> Subject: Re: [Full-disclosure] Apple Safari 4 Beta feeds: URI NULL Pointer
> Dereference Denial of, Service Vulnerability
>
>
> > Just because a bug class can crash an application
> > doesn't make it a security issue.
> A remotely triggerable DoS condition is a security issue per se, my
> opinion about the trend to remove the A in CIA for statisitca reasons
> can be read here :
> http://blog.zoller.lu/2009/01/open-letter-remove-a-in-cia-or-venting.html
>
>
>

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