[webkit-dev] Fuzzinator, a mutation based web fuzzer

Zoltan Horvath zoltan at webkit.org
Tue Jun 25 15:30:53 PDT 2013

Hey Reni,

This project sounds cool! I think you will answer some of my questions in
your blog post, so I don't ask just one now...

Do you know the date it's going to be published?

On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 1:14 PM, Philip Rogers <pdr at google.com> wrote:

> +1 to fuzzing!
> If this could be setup as a continuously running bot, we could remove
> several fuzzer Layouttests which unnecessarily stress the testing
> infrastructure.
> Philip
> On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 12:48 PM, Benjamin Poulain <benjamin at webkit.org>wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 1:56 AM, Renáta Hodován <hodovan at inf.u-szeged.hu>wrote:
>>> as many of you know already I'm working on an universal web fuzzer,
>>> which is able to generate random test cases for both svg, html, css and js,
>>> and test them against any browser. With this method we can catch crashes,
>>> assertions, memory corruptions and all the funny things.
>>> A few words about it: Fuzzinator learns from existing test cases and
>>> based on this information it generates new tests that are syntactically
>>> correct. Beside this randomized step I also put some language specific
>>> knowledge into the tests too. Further details about the theoretical
>>> background will be shared in a blogpost soon.
>>> However the results are available in public already and they are
>>> collected under a metabug in bugzilla:
>>> https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=116980. So should any of you
>>> feel like browsing or fixing them, don't hesitate to start with it ;)
>> First, I would like to say welcome to our new fuzzing overlords. :)
>> What is your plan for the tool itself? Is it opensource? Will it be added
>> to webkit.org?
>> Experience shows our tools are the most useful when they are completely
>> automated behind maintained bots doing most of the jobs. Do you have any
>> long term plans like that?
>> Benjamin
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