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Tool and Usage

Exploit-DB's CLI search tool to find any exploits from the database. The tool is written in shell script and maintained by Offensive Security.

Why this tool?

This little utility can search for exploits and related data in the Exploit-DB.

Usage and audience

SearchSploit is commonly used for information gathering or penetration test. Target users for this tool are pentesters.


  • SearchSploit is written in shell script
  • JSON output supported

Tool review

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


  • + Used language is shell script


  • - Full name of author is unknown


Support operating systems

SearchSploit is known to work on Linux, macOS, and Microsoft Windows.

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Project details
Latest release3.7.5 [2017-04-21]
License(s)GPLv2 or later
Last updatedJan. 16, 2018

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