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An analysis tool for smart contracts

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An Analysis Tool for Smart Contracts

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## Quick Start

A container with the dependencies set up can be found [here](

To open the container, install docker and run:

docker pull luongnguyen/oyente && docker run -i -t luongnguyen/oyente

To evaluate the greeter contract inside the container, run:

cd /oyente/oyente && python -s greeter.sol

and you are done!

Note - If need the [version of Oyente]( referred to in the paper, run the container from [here](

## Installation

Install Oyente via pip:

$ pip2 install oyente

## Full installation

### Install the following dependencies
#### solc
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ethereum/ethereum
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install solc

#### evm from [go-ethereum](

1. or
2. By from PPA if your using Ubuntu
$ sudo apt-get install software-properties-common
$ sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:ethereum/ethereum
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install ethereum

#### [z3]( Theorem Prover version 4.5.0.

Download the [source code of version z3-4.5.0](

Install z3 using Python bindings

$ python scripts/ --python
$ cd build
$ make
$ sudo make install

#### [Requests]( library

pip install requests

#### [web3]( library

pip install web3

### Evaluating Ethereum Contracts

#evaluate a local solidity contract
python -s <contract filename>

#evaluate a local solidity with option -a to verify assertions in the contract
pyhon -a -s <contract filename>

#evaluate a local evm contract
python -s <contract filename> -b

#evaluate a remote contract
python -ru


And that's it! Run ```python --help``` for a list of options.

## Paper

The accompanying paper explaining the bugs detected by the tool can be found [here](

## Miscellaneous Utilities

A collection of the utilities that were developed for the paper are in `misc_utils`. Use them at your own risk - they have mostly been disposable.

1. `` - Contains a number of functions to get statistics from contracts.
2. `` - The *get_contract_code* function can be used to retrieve contract source from [EtherScan](
3. `` - Contains functions to retrieve up-to-date transaction information for a particular contract.

## Benchmarks

Note: This is an improved version of the tool used for the paper. Benchmarks are not for direct comparison.

To run the benchmarks, it is best to use the docker container as it includes the blockchain snapshot necessary.
In the container, run `` after activating the virtualenv. Results are in `results.json` once the benchmark completes.

The benchmarks take a long time and a *lot* of RAM in any but the largest of clusters, beware.

Some analytics regarding the number of contracts tested, number of contracts analysed etc. is collected when running this benchmark.

## Contributing

Checkout out our [contribution guide]( and the code structure [here](

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