Linux vulnerability scanning tools

Tools

Bash Scanner (vulnerable package detection for Linux)

Bash Scanner is a security tool that does a quick scan to see if there are vulnerable packages. It uses an external service to validate.

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OpenVAS (vulnerability scanner)

OpenVAS is a framework of several services and tools offering a vulnerability scanning and vulnerability management solution.

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vulnix (vulnerability scanner for NixOS)

Vulnix is a security scanner for NixOS. It specifically looks for vulnerabilities in available packages and comes with a command line interface (CLI).

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