publication . Bachelor thesis . 2017

The future of grey-box fuzzing

Hjelt, Isak;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Publisher: Umeå universitet, Institutionen för datavetenskap
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Society are becoming more dependent on software, and more artifacts are being connected to the Internet each day [31]. This makes the work of tracking down vulnerabilities in software a moral obligation for software developers. Since manual testing is expensive [7], automated bug finding techniques are attractive within the quality assurance field, since it can save companies a lot of money. This thesis summarizes the research of an automated bug finding technique called grey-box fuzzing, with the goal of saying something about its future. Grey-box fuzzing is a breed of fuzzing, where the basic concept of fuzzing is to provide random data as input to an applicat...
Subjects
ACM Computing Classification System: TheoryofComputation_LOGICSANDMEANINGSOFPROGRAMS
free text keywords: Engineering and Technology, Teknik och teknologier
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