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This package contains a comprehensive and versatile security scanner. Trivy has scanners that look for security issues, and targets where it can find those issues. It can find vulnerabilities, misconfigurations, secrets, SBOM in containers, Kubernetes, code repositories, clouds and more.

Targets (what Trivy can scan):

  • Container Image
  • Filesystem
  • Git Repository (remote)
  • Virtual Machine Image
  • Kubernetes
  • AWS

Scanners (what Trivy can find there):

  • OS packages and software dependencies in use (SBOM)
  • Known vulnerabilities (CVEs)
  • IaC issues and misconfigurations
  • Sensitive information and secrets
  • Software licenses

Installed size: 262.90 MB
How to install: sudo apt install trivy

  • libc6
root@kali:~# trivy -h
Scanner for vulnerabilities in container images, file systems, and Git repositories, as well as for configuration issues and hard-coded secrets

  trivy [global flags] command [flags] target
  trivy [command]

  # Scan a container image
  $ trivy image python:3.4-alpine

  # Scan a container image from a tar archive
  $ trivy image --input ruby-3.1.tar

  # Scan local filesystem
  $ trivy fs .

  # Run in server mode
  $ trivy server

Scanning Commands
  aws         [EXPERIMENTAL] Scan AWS account
  config      Scan config files for misconfigurations
  filesystem  Scan local filesystem
  image       Scan a container image
  kubernetes  [EXPERIMENTAL] Scan kubernetes cluster
  repository  Scan a repository
  rootfs      Scan rootfs
  sbom        Scan SBOM for vulnerabilities and licenses
  vm          [EXPERIMENTAL] Scan a virtual machine image

Management Commands
  module      Manage modules
  plugin      Manage plugins

Utility Commands
  completion  Generate the autocompletion script for the specified shell
  convert     Convert Trivy JSON report into a different format
  help        Help about any command
  server      Server mode
  version     Print the version

      --cache-dir string          cache directory (default "/root/.cache/trivy")
  -c, --config string             config path (default "trivy.yaml")
  -d, --debug                     debug mode
  -f, --format string             version format (json)
      --generate-default-config   write the default config to trivy-default.yaml
  -h, --help                      help for trivy
      --insecure                  allow insecure server connections
  -q, --quiet                     suppress progress bar and log output
      --timeout duration          timeout (default 5m0s)
  -v, --version                   show version

Use "trivy [command] --help" for more information about a command.

Updated on: 2024-May-23