NIST working on new method for finding software bugs

Monday, 17 December 2007, 12:15 AM EST

Researchers a the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the University of Texas at Arlington hope to release for beta testing next month a tool to help spot possible problems in complex software.

FireEye will generate tables of tests to look for adverse reactions that can cause applications to crash. Because crashes can be caused by unexpected interactions between large numbers of configurations, testing possible configurations can be prohibitively costly and time consuming. The project has reduced the number of parameters that need to be tested to a manageable level, and FireEye will calculate which possible combinations need to be tested for an application.

At GCN.

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