Tool and Usage
- Public domain
- Programming language
- Eli Bendersky
- Latest release
- Latest release date
Why this tool?
This toolkit is used by other software, or standalone. Its main purpose is to parse binary ELF files and DWARF debugging information. This can be useful during malware analysis or troubleshooting issues with programs.
Usage and audience
pyelftools is commonly used for binary analysis or malware analysis. Target users for this tool are developers and security professionals.
Tool review and remarks
The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:
- + More than 25 contributors
- + More than 500 GitHub stars
- + The source code of this software is available
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