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Tool and Usage

Project details
Programming languagePython
AuthorPeter Mosmans
Latest release1.2.1 []

Project health

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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

Author and Maintainers

Vulnerability-alerter is under development by Peter Mosmans.


Supported operating systems

Vulnerability-alerter is known to work on Linux and Microsoft Windows.


Several dependencies are required to use vulnerability-alerter.

  • lxml
  • requests

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This tool is categorized as a intelligence gathering tool and vulnerability data tool.