Automated Test-Trace Inspection for Microcontroller Binary Code
This paper presents a non-intrusive framework for runtime verification of executable microcontroller code. A dedicated hardware unit is attached to a microcontroller, which executes the program under scrutiny, to track atomic propositions stated as assertions over program variables. The truth verdicts over the assertions are the inputs to a custom-designed \026 CPU unit that evaluates past-time LTL specifications in parallel to program execution. To achieve this, the instruction set of the\026CPU is tailored to determining satisfaction of specifications.
Thomas Reinbacher, Jörg Brauer, Daniel Schachinger and Andreas Steininger