basicblock module

binaryninja.basicblock.BasicBlock(handle[, view])

The BasicBlock object is returned during analysis and should not be directly instantiated.

binaryninja.basicblock.BasicBlockEdge(type, ...)

class BasicBlock(handle: binaryninja._binaryninjacore.LP_BNBasicBlock, view: Optional[BinaryView] = None)[source]

Bases: object

The BasicBlock object is returned during analysis and should not be directly instantiated.

Parameters
  • handle (binaryninja._binaryninjacore.LP_BNBasicBlock) –

  • view (Optional[BinaryView]) –

get_disassembly_text(settings: Optional[DisassemblySettings] = None) List[DisassemblyTextLine][source]

get_disassembly_text returns a list of DisassemblyTextLine objects for the current basic block.

Parameters

settings (DisassemblySettings) – (optional) DisassemblySettings object

Example
>>> current_basic_block.get_disassembly_text()
[<0x100000f30: _main:>, <0x100000f30: push    rbp>, ... ]
Return type

List[DisassemblyTextLine]

get_instruction_containing_address(addr: int) Tuple[bool, int][source]
Parameters

addr (int) –

Return type

Tuple[bool, int]

static get_iterated_dominance_frontier(blocks: List[BasicBlock]) List[BasicBlock][source]
Parameters

blocks (List[BasicBlock]) –

Return type

List[BasicBlock]

mark_recent_use() None[source]
Return type

None

set_auto_highlight(color: HighlightColor) None[source]

set_auto_highlight highlights the current BasicBlock with the supplied color.

Warning

Use only in analysis plugins. Do not use in regular plugins, as colors won’t be saved to the database.

Parameters
  • color (HighlightColor) – Color value to use for highlighting

  • color

Return type

None

set_user_highlight(color: HighlightColor) None[source]

set_user_highlight highlights the current BasicBlock with the supplied color

Parameters
  • color (HighlightColor) – Color value to use for highlighting

  • color

Example
>>> current_basic_block.set_user_highlight(_highlight.HighlightColor(red=0xff, blue=0xff, green=0))
>>> current_basic_block.set_user_highlight(HighlightStandardColor.BlueHighlightColor)
Return type

None

property annotations: List[List[InstructionTextToken]]

List of automatic annotations for the start of this block (read-only)

property arch: Optional[Architecture]

Basic block architecture (read-only)

property can_exit: bool

Whether basic block can return or is tagged as ‘No Return’ (read-only)

property disassembly_text: List[DisassemblyTextLine]

disassembly_text property which returns a list of function.DisassemblyTextLine objects for the current basic block.

Example
>>> current_basic_block.disassembly_text
[<0x100000f30: _main:>, ...]
property dominance_frontier: List[BasicBlock]

Dominance frontier for this basic block (read-only)

property dominator_tree_children: List[BasicBlock]

List of child blocks in the dominator tree for this basic block (read-only)

property dominators: List[BasicBlock]

List of dominators for this basic block (read-only)

property end: int

Basic block end (read-only)

property function: Optional[Function]

Basic block function (read-only)

property has_invalid_instructions: bool

Whether basic block has any invalid instructions (read-only)

property has_undetermined_outgoing_edges: bool

Whether basic block has undetermined outgoing edges (read-only)

property highlight: HighlightColor

Gets or sets the highlight color for basic block

Example
>>> current_basic_block.highlight = HighlightStandardColor.BlueHighlightColor
>>> current_basic_block.highlight
<color: blue>
property immediate_dominator: Optional[BasicBlock]

Immediate dominator of this basic block (read-only)

property immediate_post_dominator: Optional[BasicBlock]

Immediate dominator of this basic block (read-only)

property incoming_edges: List[BasicBlockEdge]

List of basic block incoming edges (read-only)

property index: int

Basic block index in list of blocks for the function (read-only)

property instruction_count: int
property is_high_level_il: bool

Whether the basic block contains High Level IL

property is_il: bool

Whether the basic block contains IL

property is_low_level_il: bool

Whether the basic block contains Low Level IL

property is_medium_level_il: bool

Whether the basic block contains Medium Level IL

property length: int

Basic block length (read-only)

property outgoing_edges: List[BasicBlockEdge]

List of basic block outgoing edges (read-only)

property post_dominance_frontier: List[BasicBlock]

Post dominance frontier for this basic block (read-only)

property post_dominator_tree_children: List[BasicBlock]

List of child blocks in the post dominator tree for this basic block (read-only)

property post_dominators: List[BasicBlock]

List of dominators for this basic block (read-only)

property source_block: Optional[BasicBlock]

Basic block source block (read-only)

property start: int

Basic block start (read-only)

property strict_dominators: List[BasicBlock]

List of strict dominators for this basic block (read-only)

property view: Optional[BinaryView]

BinaryView that contains the basic block (read-only)

class BasicBlockEdge(type: BranchType, source: 'BasicBlock', target: 'BasicBlock', back_edge: bool, fall_through: bool)[source]

Bases: object

Parameters
Return type

None

back_edge: bool
fall_through: bool
source: BasicBlock
target: BasicBlock
type: BranchType