C considered harmful: was Debian attacker may have used new exploit

Jing Su 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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