Fast memory debugger for large software projects

Yury Gribov, Maria Guseva, Andrey Ryabinin, JaeOok Kwon, SeungHoon Lee, HakBong Lee, ChungKi Woo


C/C++ programs often suffer from memory corruption bugs. Over the years, numerous tools were developed to help with their detection. A recent addition is AddressSanitizer (ASan) - an extraordinarily fast runtime checker with a good coverage of various types of bugs.

This paper describes our experience in integration of ASan technology into large-scale software products: Tizen distribution and Linux kernel. The tool has already found around a hundred of serious memory bugs in various Tizen applications and in mainline Linux kernel

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