We take the first step to address the task of automatically generating shellcodes, i.e., small pieces of code used as a payload in the exploitation of a software vulnerability, starting from natural language comments. We assemble and release a novel dataset (Shellcode_IA32), consisting of challenging but common assembly instructions with their natural language descriptions. We experiment with standard methods in neural machine translation (NMT) to establish baseline performance levels on this task.

Shellcode_IA32: A Dataset for Automatic Shellcode Generation / Liguori, Pietro; Al-Hossami, Erfan; Cotroneo, Domenico; Natella, Roberto; Cukic, Bojan; Shaikh, Samira. - (2021), pp. 58-64. [10.18653/v1/2021.nlp4prog-1.7]

Shellcode_IA32: A Dataset for Automatic Shellcode Generation

Pietro Liguori
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Domenico Cotroneo;Roberto Natella;
2021

Abstract

We take the first step to address the task of automatically generating shellcodes, i.e., small pieces of code used as a payload in the exploitation of a software vulnerability, starting from natural language comments. We assemble and release a novel dataset (Shellcode_IA32), consisting of challenging but common assembly instructions with their natural language descriptions. We experiment with standard methods in neural machine translation (NMT) to establish baseline performance levels on this task.
2021
Shellcode_IA32: A Dataset for Automatic Shellcode Generation / Liguori, Pietro; Al-Hossami, Erfan; Cotroneo, Domenico; Natella, Roberto; Cukic, Bojan; Shaikh, Samira. - (2021), pp. 58-64. [10.18653/v1/2021.nlp4prog-1.7]
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