Arbitrary GDB

Just now I read about a new release of Xcode for Mac OS X. In part of the new release notes was this:

    opening a maliciously-crafted DWARF binary with GDB could lead to arbitrary code execution.

That is the funniest thing I have read in a long time. Every GDB session leads to arbitrary code execution.

John Hodgman

A few weeks ago I went to the John Hodgman book signing/performance in San Francisco. He was fantastic. Jonathan Coulton was also very good. Here is a little bit of video I took: