Re: Bad input checking - a bug?
On Wed, Apr 13, 2005 at 06:52:37PM +0400, Al Nikolov wrote:
> Hello, all
> Please consult me. A bad checking of "unexpected" command-line arguments
> causing segmentation fault - is that behaviour must be counted as a
> grave/normal/minor bug?
normal/minor, the behaviour is more or less correct ('giving an error
message'), it's just not very user friendly.
If it's suid root and might also lead into something else than segfault
(arbitrary code execution or something), it's more severe, but that's a
very specific case.
Jeroen van Wolffelaar
Jeroen@wolffelaar.nl (also for Jabber & MSN; ICQ: 33944357)