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Re: Re: New Flaw in Firefox 2.0: DoS and possible remote code execution
From: xxxx () gmail com
Date: 31 Oct 2006 20:00:00 -0000

When you have a NULL pointer dereference a code execution is also possible, so you can't exclude it at all.
For example in this old flaw:
http://securitytracker.com/alerts/2006/Apr/1016001.html
"The browser does not properly process certain combinations of nested OBJECT tags. A remote user can create specially 
crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a NULL pointer dereference and cause the target user's 
browser to crash or execute arbitrary code."
 


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