pyelftools

LSE toolsLSE toolspyelftools (107)pyelftools (107)

Tool and Usage

Project details
LicensePublic domain
Programming languagePython
AuthorEli Bendersky
Latest release0.26 []

Project health

76
This score is calculated by different factors, like project age, last release date, etc.

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:

Strengths

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

Author and Maintainers

Pyelftools is under development by Eli Bendersky.

pyelftools alternatives

Similar tools to pyelftools:

76

BAP

BAP is the abbreviation for Binary Analysis Platform, a toolkit created by the Carnegie Mellon University. It helps with reverse engineering and program analysis. As it focuses on the analysis of binaries, it does not require the source code. Supported hardware architectures include ARM, x86, x86-64, PowerPC, and MIPS.

84

Manticore

Manticore is a binary analysis tool. It uses dynamic analysis, meaning parts of the binary will be executed and tested.

89

LIEF

LIEF is a library to analyze executable formats like ELF, MachO, and PE. It can be used during reverse engineering, binary analysis, and malware research.

All pyelftools alternatives

This tool page was updated at . Found an improvement? Help the community by submitting an update.

Related tool information

Categories

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