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Tool and Usage

Utility like pkg-audit for Arch Linux to find vulnerable packages on the system

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The arch-audit utility scans the system for known vulnerabilities. It does so by looking at the version of installed packages and compare them with a database of known vulnerable versions.

Usage and audience

arch-audit is commonly used for vulnerability scanning. Target users for this tool are security professionals and system administrators.


  • arch-audit is written in Rust
  • Command line interface

Tool review

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:


  • + The source code of this software is available

Author and Maintainers

Arch-audit is under development by Andrea Scarpino.


Support operating systems

Arch-audit is known to work on Linux.

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Project details
Latest release0.1.9 [2017-11-14]
Last updatedDec. 2, 2017

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