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2015 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (SP) (2015)
San Jose, CA, USA
May 17, 2015 to May 21, 2015
ISSN: 1081-6011
ISBN: 978-1-4673-6949-7
pp: 725-741
We present the design of an algorithm to maximize the number of bugs found for black-box mutational fuzzing given a program and a seed input. The major intuition is to leverage white-box symbolic analysis on an execution trace for a given program-seed pair to detect dependencies among the bit positions of an input, and then use this dependency relation to compute a probabilistically optimal mutation ratio for this program-seed pair. Our result is promising: we found an average of 38.6% more bugs than three previous fuzzers over 8 applications using the same amount of fuzzing time.
Computer bugs, Optimization, Security, Testing, Hamming distance, Software,software testing, fuzzing, mutation ratio optimization, mutational fuzzing
"Program-Adaptive Mutational Fuzzing", 2015 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (SP), vol. 00, no. , pp. 725-741, 2015, doi:10.1109/SP.2015.50
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