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Advisory Check

Advisory Check is a program that reads security advisories for you. It gathers security advisories using RSS, RDF, or XML feeds, compares them against the installed software, and alerts you if you're vulnerable. A wide variety of package managers can be queried to detect installed software. Remote systems can be monitored by using the integrated SSH, Windows-RPC, and Nmap support.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  28 May 2009 18:18

    Release Notes: Windows hosts can now be monitored remotely by using the MS-RPC protocol. INSTALL and files have been added.

    •  09 May 2009 11:05

      Release Notes: Windows environments can now be monitored via advchk-win32helper.bat. Seven new feeds have been added to (making 45 in total).

      •  14 Jan 2009 23:19

        Release Notes: This release adds support for HP-UX swlist(1m) packages. It adds 6 feeds to Some SSH stuff has been added.

        •  29 Aug 2008 17:50

          Release Notes: A new -P switch ignores version numbers when matching advisories. Fink is now supported, and includes the FreeBSD VuXML feed.

          •  27 Aug 2008 17:18

            Release Notes: This release adds support for MacPorts.


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