Fuzzing is a popular and effective automated approach to vulnerability detection. Directed fuzzing focuses on automatically testing specific parts of the code by taking advantage of additional information such as bug stack traces or patches. Key applications include bug reproduction and patch-oriented testing.
By Sébastien Bardin & Manh-Dung Nguyen
Full Abstract & Presentation Materials: https://www.blackhat.com/us-20/briefings/schedule/#about-directed-fuzzing-and-use-after-free-how-to-find-complex—silent-bugs-20835