Byte Code Scanners
Static Byte Code Scanners are used like Source Code Security Analyzers, however they detect vulnerabilities in the byte code.
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|Tool||Language(s)||Avail.||CCR||Finds or Checks for||as of|
|AspectCheck||Java and .NET applications, including ASP.NET, C#, and VB.NET||Aspect Security proprietary||security critical calls||24 Nov 2004|
|FindBugs™||Java class files||free||null pointer deferences, synchronization errors, vulnerabilities to malicious code, etc. It can be linked to Java source code to highlight the problem in the source.||23 June 2005|
|FxCop||.NET managed code assemblies||free||checks for conformance to the Microsoft .NET Framework Design Guidelines: more than 200 defects in: Library design, Globalization, Naming conventions, Performance, Interoperability and portability, Security, and Usage.||16 May 2008|
|Gendarme||.NET Applications||free||extensible rule-based tool to find problems in .NET applications and libraries.||30 Oct 2008|
|Moonwalker||.NET Applications||free||find deadlocks and assertion violations in .NET programs||14 Nov 2008|
|Smokey||.NET or Mono assemblies||correctness, design, security, performance and other rules||13 Nov 2008|