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Due to the people increasing reliance on computer systems, security incidents and their causes are important problems that need to be addressed. To contribute to this objective, the paper describes a new tool for the discovery of security vulnerabilities on network connected servers. The AJECT tool uses a specification of the server's communication protocol to automatically generate a large number of attacks accordingly to some predefined test classes. Then, while it performs these attacks through the network, it monitors the behavior of the server both from a client perspective and inside the target machine. The observation of an incorrect behavior indicates a successful attack and the potential existence of vulnerability.
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