Didier Stevens

Saturday 12 August 2017

Update: byte-stats.py Version 0.0.6

Filed under: My Software,Update — Didier Stevens @ 13:00

This new version of byte-stats.py adds option -r (–ranges). This option will print out extra information on the range of byte values (contiguous byte value sequences) found in the analyzed files.

Example for BASE64 data:

Number of ranges: 5
Fir. Last Len. Range
0x2b        1: +
0x2f 0x39  11: /0123456789
0x3d        1: =
0x61 0x7a  26: abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz

In this example, 5 ranges are reported: they can be thought of as a kind of fingerprint for BASE64 data.
Each range is characterized by 4 properties:
Fir. (First) is the first byte value in the range.
Last is the last byte value in the range (this value is not displayed for ranges of a single byte).
Len. (length) is the number of unique byte values in the range.
Range is the printout of the byte values in the range (. is printed if the byte value is not printable).

byte-stats_V0_0_6.zip (https)
MD5: CA729FF05E314A9CF5C348CB4A720F13
SHA256: 11E41F51EC9911741D71C8BC3278FA22AADBD865F2BF7BE4E73E82A7736A8FA8


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