ALF is a framework created for software developers, testers and security researchers for testing their software through fuzzing. This release includes the API for creating a fuzzer and running it locally. Other components include a client/server distribution system for maintaining a fuzzing cloud, and a web-based triage workflow for logging results in external bug trackers.
The API includes functions for mutation and generation of testcases, and debugging using WinDBG or GDB.
ALF uses the concept of a fuzzing iteration as the central unit of work. A fuzzer usually has a setup operation, many fuzzing iterations, and a final cleanup operation. Each stage consists of the following steps (some may not apply in all situations):
This structure has an emphasis on simplicity (for maintenance) and self-containment (for running in a cloud).
pip install -r requirements.txt git clone https://github.com/jfoote/exploitable.git cd exploitable sudo gdb -batch -ex 'py sys.argv=["","install"]' -ex 'py execfile("setup.py")'
We do the exploitable install this way to install the plugin in GDB's data directory using the python interpreter GDB is linked against.
This software is available under the Apache 2.0 License
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