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ASE 2020
Mon 21 - Fri 25 September 2020 Melbourne, Australia
Thu 24 Sep 2020 16:20 - 16:40 at Wombat - Model-Driven Development Chair(s): Marianne Huchard

Fuzzing or fuzz testing is an established technique that aims to discover unexpected program behavior (e.g. bugs, security vulnerabilities, or crashes) by feeding automatically generated data into a program under test. However, the application of fuzzing to test Model-Driven Software Engineering (MDSE) tools is still limited because of the difficulty of existing fuzzers to provide structured, well-typed inputs, namely models that conform to typing and consistency constraints induced by a given meta-model and underlying modeling framework. By drawing from recent advances on both fuzz testing and automated model generation, we present three different approaches for fuzzing MDSE tools: A graph grammar-based fuzzer and two variants of a coverage-guided mutation-based fuzzer working with different sets of model mutation operators. We have evaluated our fuzzing approaches on a set of real-world MDSE tools. Our experimental results show that all approaches can outperform both standard fuzzers and model generators w.r.t.\ their fuzzing capabilities. Moreover, we found that each of our approaches comes with its own strengths and weaknesses in terms of fault finding capabilities and the ability to cover different aspects of the system under test. Thus the approaches complement each other, forming a fuzzer suite for testing MDSE tools.

Thu 24 Sep
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16:00 - 17:00: Model-Driven Development Research Papers / Journal-first Papers at Wombat
Chair(s): Marianne HuchardLIRMM
16:00 - 16:20
Talk
Research Papers
Benjamin GaffordGrinnell College, Tobias DürschmidCarnegie Mellon University, Institute for Software Research, Gabriel A. MorenoCarnegie Mellon University, USA, Eunsuk KangCarnegie Mellon University, USA
16:20 - 16:40
Talk
Research Papers
Hoang Lam NguyenHumboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Nebras NassarPhilipps-Universität Marburg, Timo KehrerHumboldt-Universtität zu Berlin, Lars GrunskeHumboldt-Universität zu Berlin
16:40 - 17:00
Talk
Journal-first Papers
Caio Batista de MeloUniversity of California, Irvine, André Luiz Fernandes CançadoUniversity of Brasília, Genaína Nunes RodriguesUniversity of Brasília
Link to publication DOI Pre-print