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 <Thierry () Zoller lu>
To: full-disclosure <full-disclosure () lists 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 :
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