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.
|Tags||Diagnostics Monitoring Utilities Networking Security Systems Administration Software Distribution Tools Information Management Issue Tracking|
|Operating Systems||OS Independent|
Release Notes: Windows hosts can now be monitored remotely by using the MS-RPC protocol. INSTALL and install.sh files have been added.
Release Notes: Windows environments can now be monitored via advchk-win32helper.bat. Seven new feeds have been added to advchk-addfeeds.sh (making 45 in total).
Release Notes: This release adds support for HP-UX swlist(1m) packages. It adds 6 feeds to advchk-addfeeds.sh. Some SSH stuff has been added.
Release Notes: A new -P switch ignores version numbers when matching advisories. Fink is now supported, and advchk-addfeeds.sh includes the FreeBSD VuXML feed.
Release Notes: This release adds support for MacPorts.