Last Comment Bug 614671 - fuzzer for jpeg
: fuzzer for jpeg
Product: Core
Classification: Components
Component: Graphics (show other bugs)
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: x86 Mac OS X
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Assigned To: Nobody; OK to take it and work on it
: Milan Sreckovic [:milan]
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Reported: 2010-11-24 14:01 PST by Jeff Muizelaar [:jrmuizel]
Modified: 2012-01-13 14:51 PST (History)
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Description User image Jeff Muizelaar [:jrmuizel] 2010-11-24 14:01:42 PST
We're thinking of changing a bunch of the jpeg code, so it would be nice to have a jpeg fuzzer.
Comment 1 User image :Ehsan Akhgari 2010-11-24 16:41:33 PST
Jesse, I was talking to Jeff today about whether he thinks it would make sense for us to get some fuzzers specific to the graphics code.  He said that he thinks that I'm not completely crazy, but he's not sure what such fuzzers would do, and what kind of information he needs to provide for you in order for us to get to an estimate of whether such a fuzzer would be worth having, and finally get one.

This is one of the bugs in this series.  Feel free to ask for any information that you think might be helpful for getting this type of fuzzer.

Comment 2 User image Alex Miller 2010-11-24 16:50:16 PST
A fuzzer would be an effective way to wipe out all of the bugs in the new JPEG code. What language would this fuzzer be written in? Would this be a javascript-based that has an iframe pointing to a "data:img/jpeg" URL?
Comment 3 User image Christoph Diehl [:posidron] 2010-11-25 00:03:59 PST
Already done. Fuzzer takes care of the file format.
Comment 4 User image Joe Drew (not getting mail) 2012-01-13 14:51:12 PST
Sounds good to me.

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