User:Whiteknight/x86 Disassembly

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This outline was last edited on 7 January 2008. Last edit over 80 months ago. Please update.

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This book is going to contain sections specific to x86, C, and C++ from the Reverse Engineering book.

The Plan[edit]

Target Audience
Undergraduate students familiar with x86 and C/C++ programming
Scope
Will cover disassembly of x86 code to C or C++ level, including theory on disassembly and decompiling.
Prerequisites
x86 Assembly, C Programming, C++ Programming
Corequisites
None.

Preface[edit]

Table of Contents[edit]

Tools[edit]

  • Assemblers and Compilers
  • Decompilers and Disassemblers
  • Analysis Tools

Platforms[edit]

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Windows Executable Files
  • Linux
  • Linux Executable Files

Code Patterns[edit]

  • The Stack
  • Functions and Stack Frames
  • Calling Conventions
  • Variables
  • Data Structures
  • Objects and Classes
  • Branches
  • Loops
  • Floating Point Numbers

Difficulties[edit]

  • Code Optimizations
  • Code Obfuscation
  • Code Encryption
  • Debugger Detectors

Decompiler Theory[edit]

  • Disassembler Theory
  • Decompiler Theory

Resources[edit]

Existing Pages[edit]

Outline (20080102162450)[edit]

+Reading level|Undergraduate
&x86 Assembly
&C Programming
&C++ Programming

= Tools 

Assemblers and Compilers 
Decompilers and Disassemblers
Analysis Tools

= Platforms 

Microsoft Windows
Windows Executable Files
Linux
Linux Executable Files

= Code Patterns 

The Stack
Functions and Stack Frames
Calling Conventions 
Variables 
Data Structures
Objects and Classes
Branches 
Loops 
Floating Point Numbers

= Difficulties 

Code Optimizations
Code Obfuscation
Code Encryption
Debugger Detectors

= Decompiler Theory 

Disassembler Theory
Decompiler Theory