Prototyping Faithful Execution in a Java virtual machine.

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This report presents the implementation of a stateless scheme for Faithful Execution, the design for which is presented in a companion report, ''Principles of Faithful Execution in the Implementation of Trusted Objects'' (SAND 2003-2328). We added a simple cryptographic capability to an already simplified class loader and its associated Java Virtual Machine (JVM) to provide a byte-level implementation of Faithful Execution. The extended class loader and JVM we refer to collectively as the Sandia Faithfully Executing Java architecture (or JavaFE for short). This prototype is intended to enable exploration of more sophisticated techniques which we intend to implement in hardware.

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Tarman, Thomas David; Campbell, Philip LaRoche & Pierson, Lyndon George September 1, 2003.

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This report presents the implementation of a stateless scheme for Faithful Execution, the design for which is presented in a companion report, ''Principles of Faithful Execution in the Implementation of Trusted Objects'' (SAND 2003-2328). We added a simple cryptographic capability to an already simplified class loader and its associated Java Virtual Machine (JVM) to provide a byte-level implementation of Faithful Execution. The extended class loader and JVM we refer to collectively as the Sandia Faithfully Executing Java architecture (or JavaFE for short). This prototype is intended to enable exploration of more sophisticated techniques which we intend to implement in hardware.

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  • Report No.: SAND2003-2327
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/917143 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 917143
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc891081

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Tarman, Thomas David; Campbell, Philip LaRoche & Pierson, Lyndon George. Prototyping Faithful Execution in a Java virtual machine., report, September 1, 2003; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc891081/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.