Tue 27 Oct 2015 17:06 - 17:30 at Grand Station 3 - Session 4, Empirical Studies

Reflection is a powerful programming language feature that enables language extensions, generic code, dynamic analyses, development tools, etc. However uncontrolled reflection breaks object encapsulation and considerably increases the attack surface of programs, eg. malicious libraries can use reflection to attack their client applications. To bring reflection and object encapsulation back together, we use dynamic object ownership to design an access control policy to reflective operations. This policy grants objects full reflective power over the objects they own but limited reflective power over other objects. Code is still able to use advanced reflective operations but reflection cannot be used as an attack vector anymore.

Tue 27 Oct
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15:30 - 17:30: DLS - Session 4, Empirical Studies at Grand Station 3
dls201515:30 - 15:54
Beatrice ÅkerblomStockholm University, Tobias WrigstadUppsala University
dls201515:54 - 16:18
Juan Pablo Sandoval AlcocerUniversidad Católica Boliviana San Pablo, Alexandre Bergel
dls201516:18 - 16:42
Madhukar KedlayaUniversity of California, Santa Barbara, Behnam RobatmiliQualcomm Research, Ben HardekopfUC Santa Barbara
dls201516:42 - 17:06
Lars FischerUniversity of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany, Stefan HanenbergUniversity of Duisburg-Essen
dls201517:06 - 17:30
Camille TeruelINRIA, Stéphane DucasseINRIA, France, Damien CassouLille 1 University, Marcus Denker INRIA Lille