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Fuzz Testing for Software Assurance



Vadim Okun, Elizabeth N. Fong


Fuzz Testing, or fuzzing, is a software testing technique that involves providing invalid, unexpected, or random test inputs to the software system under test. The system is then monitored for crashes and other undesirable behavior. Fuzz testing can be effective for finding security vulnerabilities, such as the Heartbleed bug.
Crosstalk (Hill AFB): the Journal of Defense Software Engineering


software testing, fuzz testing, software assurance, vulnerability, software weaknesses, bugs


Okun, V. and Fong, E. (2015), Fuzz Testing for Software Assurance, Crosstalk (Hill AFB): the Journal of Defense Software Engineering (Accessed June 20, 2024)


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Created March 1, 2015, Updated May 4, 2021