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ICSE 2020
Wed 24 June - Thu 16 July 2020
Sat 11 Jul 2020 16:08 - 16:20 at Baekje - A28-Android and Web Testing Chair(s): Reyhaneh Jabbarvand

Code injection attacks, like the one used in the high-profile 2017 Equifax breach, have become increasingly common, now ranking #1 on OWASP’s list of critical web application vulnerabilities. Static analyses for detecting these vulnerabilities can overwhelm developers with false positive reports. Meanwhile, most dynamic analyses rely on detecting vulnerabilities as they occur in the field, which can introduce a high performance overhead in production code. This paper describes a new approach for detecting injection vulnerabilities in applications by harnessing the combined power of both human developers test suites and automated dynamic analysis. Our new approach, RIVULET, monitors the execution of developer-written functional tests in order to detect information flows that may be vulnerable to attack. Then, RIVULET uses a white-box test generation technique to repurpose those functional tests to check if any vulnerable flow could be exploited. When applied to the version of Apache Struts exploited in the 2017 Equifax attack, RIVULET quickly identifies the vulnerability, leveraging only the tests that existed in Struts at that time. We compared RIVULET to the state-of-the-art static vulnerability detector Julia on benchmarks, finding that RIVULET outperformed Julia in both false positives and false negatives. We also use RIVULET to detect previously unknown vulnerabilities.

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icse-2020-paper-presentations
16:05 - 17:05: Paper Presentations - A28-Android and Web Testing at Baekje
Chair(s): Reyhaneh JabbarvandUniversity of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Demonstrations16:05 - 16:08
Talk
Farnaz BehrangGeorgia Tech, Alessandro OrsoGeorgia Tech
icse-2020-papers16:08 - 16:20
Talk
Katherine HoughGeorge Mason University, Gebrehiwet Biyane WelearegaiUniversity of Potsdam, Germany, Christian HammerUniversity of Potsdam, Jonathan BellNortheastern University
icse-2020-papers16:20 - 16:32
Talk
Abdulaziz AlshaybanUniversity of California, Irvine, Iftekhar AhmedUniversity of California at Irvine, USA, Sam MalekUniversity of California, Irvine
Demonstrations16:32 - 16:35
Talk
Alan RomanoUniversity at Buffalo, SUNY, Weihang WangUniversity at Buffalo, SUNY
icse-2020-papers16:35 - 16:47
Talk
Cristian-Alexandru StaicuTU Darmstadt, Martin Toldam TorpAarhus University, Max SchaeferGitHub, Inc., Anders MøllerAarhus University, Michael PradelUniversity of Stuttgart
Pre-print Media Attached
icse-2020-papers16:47 - 16:59
Talk
I Luk KimPurdue University, Yunhui ZhengIBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Hogun ParkPurdue University, Weihang WangUniversity at Buffalo, SUNY, Wei YouRenmin University of China, Yousra AaferPurdue University, Xiangyu ZhangPurdue University