Applying GNU GCC Address Sanitizer to whole Linux distribution

RU / День 2 / 12:30 / Зал 3

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 talk describes 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.