Applying GNU GCC Address Sanitizer to whole Linux distribution

by · Sep 8, 2017 · 838 views ·

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 Address Sanitizer (ASan) — an extraordinarily fast runtime checker with a good coverage of various types of bugs. The report describes our experience in integration of ASan technology into large-scale software products: Tizen distribution. The tool has already found around a hundred of serious memory bugs in various Tizen applications.

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