Tools for code debugging and examining possibly hostile applications
Fenris is a multipurpose tracer, GUI debugger, stateful analyzer and partial decompiler intended to simplify bug tracking, security audits, code, algorithm, protocol analysis and computer forensics - providing a structural program trace, interactive debugging capabilities, general information about internal constructions, execution path, memory operations, I/O, conditional expressions and more. Fenris can do traditional, instruction by instruction or breakpoint to breakpoint interactive debugging enhanced by additional structural data about the code delivered to the user; it is able to fingerprint functions in static binaries, reconstruct symbol tables in ELF files based on that information, automatically detect common library code; able to deliver text-based and graphical, browsable output that documents different aspects of program activity on different abstraction layers; able to perform partial analysis of single structural blocks.
10 July 2002
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