Accelerated Windows Memory Dump Analysis, Fifth Edition, Part 1, Process User Space
Accelerated Windows Memory Dump Analysis, Fifth Edition, Part 1, Process User Space
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Accelerated Windows Memory Dump Analysis, Fifth Edition, Part 1, Process User Space

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The full color transcript of Software Diagnostics Services training sessions with 20 step-by-step exercises, notes, source code of specially created modeling applications and more than 60 questions and answers. Covers more than 50 crash dump analysis patterns from x86 and x64 process memory dumps. Learn how to analyse application and service crashes and freezes, navigate through process user space and diagnose heap corruption, memory and handle leaks, CPU spikes, blocked threads, deadlocks, wait chains, and much more. The training uses a unique and innovative pattern-oriented analysis approach developed by Software Diagnostics Institute to speed up the learning curve. Prerequisites: Basic Windows troubleshooting. Audience: Software technical support and escalation engineers, system administrators, security researchers, reverse engineers, malware and memory forensics analysts, software developers and quality assurance engineers, site reliability engineers. The 5th edition was fully reworked with additional slides, exercises, and analysis patterns.

About the Author

Dmitry Vostokov
Dmitry Vostokov

Dmitry Vostokov is an internationally recognized expert, speaker, educator, scientist and author. He is the founder of pattern-oriented software diagnostics, forensics and prognostics discipline and Software Diagnostics Institute. Vostokov has also authored more than 50 books on software diagnostics, anomaly detection and analysis, software and memory forensics, root cause analysis and problem solving, memory dump analysis, debugging, software trace and log analysis, reverse engineering and malware analysis. He has more than 25 years of experience in software architecture, design, development and maintenance in a variety of industries including leadership, technical and people management roles. Dmitry also founded Syndromatix, Anolog.io, BriteTrace, DiaThings, Logtellect, OpenTask Iterative and Incremental Publishing and Software Diagnostics Technology and Services (former Memory Dump Analysis Services) and Software Prognostics. In his spare time, he presents various topics on Debugging TV and explores Software Narratology, its further development as Narratology of Things and Diagnostics of Things (DoT), and Software Pathology. His current areas of interest are theoretical software diagnostics and its mathematical and computer science foundations, application of artificial intelligence, machine learning and data mining to diagnostics and anomaly detection, software diagnostics engineering and diagnostics-driven development, diagnostics workflow and interaction.

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Table of Contents

About the Author 5

Presentation Slides and Transcript 7

Practice Exercises 33

Exercise 0: Download, setup and verify your WinDbg or WinDbg Preview installation 38

Exercise P1: Analysis of a normal application process dump (64-bit notepad) 48

Exercise P2: Analysis of a normal application process dump (32-bit notepad) 72

Exercise P3: Analysis of a normal application process dump (64-bit Microsoft Edge) 74

Exercise P4: Analysis of an application process dump (64-bit AppK, no symbols) 114

Exercise P5: Analysis of an application process dump (64-bit AppK, with application symbols) 128

Exercise P6: Analysis of an application process dump (AppL, 64-bit) 134

Exercise P7: Analysis of an application process dump (AppL2, 64-bit) 148

Exercise P8: Analysis of an application process dump (AppM, 64-bit) 168

Exercise P9: Analysis of an application process dump (AppN, 64-bit) 178

Exercise P10: Analysis of an application process dump (AppO, 64-bit) 192

Exercise P11: Analysis of an application process dump (AppP, 64-bit) 202

Exercise P12: Analysis of an application process dump (AppR, 32-bit) 218

Exercise P13: Analysis of an application process dump (AppA, WOW64) 242

Exercise P14: Analysis of an application process dump (AppS, 64-bit) 252

Exercise P15: Analysis of an application process dump (notepad, 32-bit) 272

Exercise P16: Analysis of an application process dump (notepad, 64-bit) 278

Exercise P17: Analysis of an application process dump (AppQ, 32-bit) 286

Exercise P18: Analysis of an application process dump (AppQ, 64-bit) 300

Exercise P19: Analysis of an application process dump (AppT, 64-bit) 314

Application Source Code 335

AppA 337

AppK 339

AppL 340

AppL2 341

AppM 342

AppN 343

AppO 344

AppP 346

AppR 347

AppS 348

AppQ 350

AppT 354

Selected Q&A 357

Triple Dereference 383

Large Heap Allocations 385

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