Formally Verified Implementation of an Idealized Model of Virtualization

  title={Formally Verified Implementation of an Idealized Model of Virtualization},
  author={Gilles Barthe and Gustavo Betarte and Juan Diego Campo and Jes{\'u}s Mauricio Chimento and Carlos Daniel Luna},
VirtualCert is a machine-checked model of virtualization that can be used to reason about isolation between operating systems in presence of cache-based side-channels. In contrast to most prominent projects on operating systems verification, where such guarantees are proved directly on concrete implementations of hypervisors, VirtualCert abstracts away most implementations issues and specifies the effects of hypervisor actions axiomatically, in terms of preconditions and postconditions… CONTINUE READING