Correct OS kernel? Proof? Done!


Gerwin Klein

NICTA, Sydney, Australia
UNSW, Australia


Two years ago Gernot Heiser demanded in this venue Your System is Secure? Prove it! He also mentioned the L4.verified project at NICTA which is doing just that. This proof is now completed and in this article I'm showing what we have proved and what that means for security.

BibTeX Entry

    author           = {Gerwin Klein},
    title            = {Correct {OS} Kernel? Proof? Done!},
    journal          = {USENIX ;login:},
    number           = {6},
    month            = {dec},
    volume           = {34},
    year             = {2009},
    pages            = {28--34}


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