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Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2019 23:09:36 +0200
From: Martin Carpenter <>
Subject: Re: Thousands of vulnerabilities, almost no CVEs:

On Tue, 2019-06-25 at 16:34 +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:

> Fuzzing is used to show that a function is partial, when it is
> expected to be total

This definition is cute but it misses the case where the function is
defined over its entire domain but sometimes gives the wrong answer.
Fuzzers can find these bugs, as well as C-style crashes. (Simple recipe
for crash-seeking fuzzers is: test harness + abort(3)).

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