Tool and Usage
How it works
The tool downloads the latest security data from National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). This project maintained by NIST is known as the National Vulnerability Database (NVD) and includes the related security bulletins. The vulnerability-alerter tool parses the data and caches it locally for optimal performance.
Usage and audience
vulnerability-alerter is commonly used for vulnerability management or vulnerability testing. Target users for this tool are pentesters, 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
Supported operating systems
Vulnerability-alerter is known to work on Linux and Microsoft Windows.
Several dependencies are required to use vulnerability-alerter.
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