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Wed 27 May 2020 16:50 - 17:10 at Hanra B - Contracts

Over the last few years, there has been substantial research on automated analysis, testing, and debugging of Ethereum smart contracts. However, it is not trivial to compare and reproduce that research. To address this, we present an empirical evaluation of 9 state-of-the-art automated analysis tools using two new datasets: i) a dataset of 69 annotated vulnerable smart contracts that can be used to evaluate the precision of analysis tools; and ii) a dataset with all the smart contracts in the Ethereum Blockchain that have Soliditysource code available on Etherscan (a total of 47,518 contracts). The datasets are part of SmartBugs, a new extendable execution frame-work that we created to facilitate the integration and comparison between multiple analysis tools and the analysis of Ethereum smart contracts. We used SmartBugs to execute the 9 automated analysis tools on the two datasets. In total, we ran 428,337 analyses that took approximately 564 days and 3 hours, being the largest experimental setup to date both in the number of tools and in execution time. We found that only 42% of the vulnerabilities from our annotated dataset are detected by all the tools, with the toolMythrilhavingthe higher accuracy (27%). When considering the largest dataset, we observed that 97% of contracts are tagged as vulnerable, thus suggesting a considerable number of false positives. Indeed, only a small number of vulnerabilities (and of only two categories) were detected simultaneously by four or more tools.

Wed 27 May

16:10 - 17:50: Paper Presentations - Contracts at Hanra B
icse-2020-Journal-First16:10 - 16:25
Weiqin ZouNanjing University, David LoSingapore Management University, Pavneet Singh KochharMicrosoft, Xuan-Bach D. LeSingapore Management University, Singapore, Xin XiaMonash University, Yang FengNanjing University, Zhenyu ChenNanjing University, Baowen XuNanjing University
icse-2020-Journal-First16:25 - 16:40
Amiangshu BosuWayne State University, Anindya IqbalBangladesh University of Engineering and Technology Dhaka, Bangladesh, Rifat ShahriyarBangladesh University of Engineering and Technology Dhaka, Bangladesh, Partho ChakrabortyBangladesh University of Engineering and Technology Dhaka, Bangladesh
Demonstrations16:40 - 16:50
Zhiqiang YangOxford-Hainan Blockchain Research Institute, Han LiuTsinghua University, Yue LiOxford-Hainan Blockchain Research Institute, Huixuan ZhengOxford-Hainan Blockchain Research Institute, Lei WangOxford-Hainan Blockchain Research Institute, Bangdao ChenOxford-Hainan Blockchain Research Institute
icse-2020-papers16:50 - 17:10
Thomas DurieuxINESC-ID, University of Lisbon, João F. FerreiraINESC-ID and IST, University of Lisbon, Rui AbreuInstituto Superior Técnico, U. Lisboa & INESC-ID, Pedro CruzIST, University of Lisbon, Portugal
icse-2020-Software-Engineering-in-Practice17:10 - 17:30
Volker GruhnUniversity Duisburg-Essen, Niklas Spitczok von Brisinskiadesso AG
icse-2020-papers17:30 - 17:50
Sungjae HwangKAIST, Sukyoung RyuKAIST, South Korea