Tool and Usage
|License||GPLv2 or later|
|Programming language||shell script|
|Latest release||2018-08-14 |
Why this tool?
SearchSploit is a small by OffensiveSecurity to search for exploits and related data in the exploit database (Exploit-DB). This may help penetration testers in their security assignments.
How it works
SearchSploit uses shell script to parse the data from CSV files from the repository. Based on the search queries it returns the related information and shows them.
The GitHub project hosts both the database and the tool in the same repository. The tool is written by those under the aliases Unix-Ninja and g0tmi1k.
Usage and audience
SearchSploit is commonly used for information gathering, penetration testing, service exploitation, system exploitation, or vulnerability testing. Target users for this tool are pentesters.
- Colored output
- Command line interface
- JSON output supported
Example usage and output
Tool review and remarks
The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:
- + The source code is easy to read and understand
- + Tool is easy to use
- + Used language is shell script
- - Full name of author is unknown
Supported operating systems
SearchSploit is known to work on Linux, macOS, and Microsoft Windows.
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Related tool information
This tool is categorized as a vulnerability data tool.