MATE: Merged Analysis To prevent Exploits

MATE is a suite of tools for interactive program analysis with a focus on hunting for bugs in C and C++ code. MATE unifies application-specific and low-level vulnerability analysis using code property graphs (CPGs), enabling the discovery of highly application-specific vulnerabilities that depend on both implementation details and the high-level semantics of target C/C++ programs.

For a high-level overview of MATE, see Overview. To start using MATE to explore a program, see Quick Start. Contributors should read Hacking on MATE.

The source code and documentation are available online.

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This material is based upon work supported by the United States Air Force and Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) under Contract No. FA8750-19-C-0004. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the United States Air Force or DARPA. Approved for Public Release, Distribution Unlimited.