C considered harmful: was Debian attacker may have used new exploit
jingsu-26n5VD7DAF2Tm46uYYfjYg at public.gmane.org
Fri Dec 5 00:01:08 UTC 2003
> Dynamic code generation (program writes code then jumps to it) sounds like a
> really useful facility for virus writers, trojan horses and worms. In what
> circumstance is it necessary to have that capability?
Dynamic run-time optimization. Hot field of research (though I know
nothing about it).
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