[webkit-dev] Fwd: Possible memory corruption problems in Apple Safari

Darin Adler darin at apple.com
Thu Sep 29 14:02:53 PDT 2005

On Sep 29, 2005, at 11:51 AM, Boyd Waters wrote:

> From bugtraq, I had not seen this before.
> Basically, entering a URL of data://<h>/ will crash Safari?
> Is this a bug on bugzilla? I cannot find such with a brief search...

The bug's not in Bugzilla, in part because the problem is not in the  
open source WebKit; the bug is in lower-level software, specifically  
CFURL. However, engineers at Apple are aware of the BugTraq issue and  
we're doing with it what we usually do with security issues.

     -- Darin

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