Tool and Usage
cve-search is a security tool to import CVE and CPE data and enable it to be searched. It can be used to detect vulnerabilities on the system.
Why this tool?
The primary objective of this software is to avoid doing direct lookups into public CVE databases. This reduces leaking sensitive queries and improves performance.
How it works
cve-search has a back-end to store vulnerabilities and related information. It comes with a web interface to search and manage vulnerabilities. Additionally, it has several tools to query the system and a web API interface.
Usage and audience
cve-search is commonly used during password strength testing, security assessment, vulnerability management, or vulnerability scanning. Target users for this tool are pentesters, security professionals, and system administrators.
- cve-search is written in Python
- Application programming interface (API) available
- Command line interface
- Tool allows multiple integrations
- Web interface
- + More than 10 contributors
- + More than 500 GitHub stars
- + The source code of this software is available
Author and Maintainers
Support operating systems
Cve-search is known to work on Linux.
Several dependencies are required to use cve-search.
|Latest release||2.1 [2016-06-14]|
|Last updated||Sept. 17, 2017|
|cve-search project website|
|cve-search GitHub project|