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- Subject: Re: future of bytecode verifier
- From: Jorge <xxopxe@...>
- Date: Thu, 05 Mar 2009 12:40:23 -0200
On Thu, 2009-03-05 at 09:05 +0000, Peter Hickman wrote:
> On 4 Mar 2009, at 21:46, Jorge wrote:
> That's the thing though (Vista joke aside), who is going to develop
> the verifier given that the current one does not work?
The sort of people that looks for exploits in other platforms, i guess.
It's the equivalent of a network intrusion detection tool. Try to attack
a platform, find a hole, and then plug it. There are people really good
at that, and they're not the same writing the platform in the first
place (finding your own bugs and such).
I propose Peter Cawley :)