BAP (Binary Analysis Platform)

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Tool and Usage

Project details
LicenseMIT
Programming languageOCaml
Latest release2.1.0 []

Project health

85
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Why this tool?

The main purpose of BAP is to provide a toolkit for program analysis. This platform comes as a complete package with a set of tools, libraries, and related plugins. There are bindings available for C, Python, and Rust.

How it works

BAP disassembles the binary code into the BAP Instruction Language (BIL). Program analysis is then performed in a way that is architecture independent.

Usage and audience

BAP is commonly used for binary analysis or malware analysis. Target users for this tool are forensic specialists, malware analysts, and security professionals.

Tool review and remarks

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:

Strengths

  • + More than 25 contributors
  • + More than 500 GitHub stars
  • + The source code of this software is available

Installation

Supported operating systems

BAP is known to work on Linux.

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Categories

This tool is categorized as a binary analysis tool, dynamic code analyzer, and taint analysis tool.