Recovery of variables and heap structure in x86 executables

Gogul Balakrishnan and Thomas Reps.

Technical Report #1533, Computer Sciences Department, University of Wisconsin.

Madison, Wisconsin, September 2005.

This paper addresses two problems that arise when analyzing executables: (1) recovering variable-like quantities in the absence of symbol-table and debugging information, and (2) recovering useful information about objects allocated in the heap.

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