Tag Archives: Eva

Quick ACSL Guide for Eva: a new mini-tutorial
André Maroneze (review by V. Prevosto, P. Baudin) on 6 April 2022

In 2016, a few blog posts (part 1, part 2, part 3) presented a short tutorial on writing ACSL clauses for Eva (back then, the Value Analysis plug-in). A few things changed since then, but posting them again in this blog would lead to the same issue in the future....

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SATE VI Workshop: Frama-C satisfies the Ockham Criteria
André Maroneze on 2 October 2019

During the SATE VI Workshop, organized by the NIST SAMATE project, Frama-C was confirmed as having satisfied the Ockham criteria for sound analysis tools. Frama-C previously satisfied the SATE V Ockham criteria (2013-2016) and found hundreds of errors in the test material. We reported in this blog about our analysis...

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Finding unexpected bugs in the DARPA CGC corpus
André Maroneze on 26 February 2019

Recently, we’ve been running Frama-C/Eva on the DARPA challenges from the SATE VI Classic track tool evaluation, organized by NIST. The C programs come from a Linux-compatible port of the DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge. The port was made by Trail of Bits and used as one of the evaluation sets...

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Setting up an analysis with the help of frama-c-script
André Maroneze on 16 January 2019

Frama-C 18 (Argon) includes a new command, frama-c-script, which contains a set of helpful scripts for setting up new analyses. The available commands will likely expand in the future. We present here a quick overview of how to use them efficiently for a very fast setup. Presentation of frama-c-script frama-c-script...

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New loop unroll annotation in Frama-C 18
André Maroneze on 14 December 2018

One of the new features in Frama-C 18 (Argon) is the annotation @loop unroll, used by the Eva plug-in to replace and improve upon the usage of slevel for semantically unrolling loops. This new annotation is more stable, predictable, and overall more efficient. In this post we present the annotation...

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