debsecan - the Debian Security Analyzer

debsecan analyzes the list of installed packages on the current host and reports vulnerabilities found on the system.

It runs locally and downloads vulnerability information over the Internet. It can send mail to interested parties when new vulnerabilities are discovered or when security updates become available.

Usage

Install the debsecan package and read the manpage:

  sudo apt-get install debsecan
  man debsecan

Contributing

Contributors are welcome. Please clone the repository and commit your changes in a dedicated branch.

Repository: https://gitorious.org/debsecan/debsecan/source/master

Bugs reports: bugs

TODO: add a merging/code review/release process