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Design Pattern Recovery from Malware Binaries

October 2015 Presentation
Cory Cohen

This 2015 Research Review presentation explores the challenges posed by automated binary analysis.


Software Engineering Institute



In this work, SEI researchers built on the ROSE platform:

  • Binary analysis capabilities
  • Working closely with LLNL
  • BSD Licensed
  • C++ Library Implementation
  • Highly extensible

They extended ROSE with

  • Calling convention detection
  • Stack delta analysis
  • Parameter tracking
  • Type recovery (in progress)