Docker Bench (by Aqua)

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Tool and Usage

Project details
LicenseApache License 2.0
Programming languageGolang
Latest release0.3.0 []

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Why this tool?

Docker Bench is one of the tools that can be used to perform a security analysis on Docker and its configuration. It can find common configuration flaws that may impose risks to other containers or the host itself.

How it works

Docker Bench uses a YAML definition file to test the defined settings. When a mismatch is discovered, a related message will be displayed.

Background information

Note: there is also a Docker Bench by Docker itself (written in shell script).

Usage and audience

Docker Bench (by Aqua) is commonly used for configuration audit. Target users for this tool are auditors, developers, security professionals, and system administrators.


  • Command line interface

Tool review and remarks

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


  • + The source code of this software is available


  • - No releases on GitHub available

Author and Maintainers

Supporting company

This project is maintained by Aqua Security Software Ltd.


Supported operating systems

Docker Bench (by Aqua) is known to work on Linux.

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Related tool information


This tool is categorized as a Docker security tool.

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