Largest real-time collection of exploits hosted on git repositories helps researchers, offensive teams and detection engineers solve the vulnerability prioritization challenge and bolster security
VulnCheck, the vulnerability intelligence company, today announced the launch of VulnCheck XDB, the most comprehensive repository of exploits and proof-of-concepts hosted on git repositories. The complementary tool helps vulnerability researchers, offensive teams, and detection engineers prioritize the vulnerabilities that matter most and enhance security in company environments.
VulnCheck XDB crowdsources data while also scouring public records, threat research and open-source git repositories in real-time for exploit code. The complimentary exploit hub associates exploit proof of concept code with known CVEs. Users can access XDB on VulnCheck’s website and search by CVE to discover which vulnerabilities have written exploits, helping improve prioritization and security.
“Today’s exploits are no longer simple, one-file text documents. Modern exploits are often complex projects, pulling in multiple file types, and often chaining vulnerabilities together in such a way that leaves security teams at a significant disadvantage,” said Anthony Bettini, founder and CEO, VulnCheck. “Legacy databases are too slow given today’s rapidly changing threat landscape and often too cumbersome to be relied upon. Some even link data together in ZIP files that can contain malicious content. XDB takes a unique, modern approach to simplify the process of obtaining exploit information by monitoring the sources where modern exploits first show up, namely in git repositories.”
VulnCheck helps large enterprises, government agencies and cybersecurity solution providers solve the vulnerability prioritization challenge. The company’s services help security teams outpace adversaries by providing real-time vulnerability intelligence autonomously correlated with unique, proprietary exploit and threat intelligence.
The introduction of XDB follows the launch of VulnCheck Advisories, a program designed to simplify how security researchers share vulnerabilities with vendors and the company announcing its authorization as a CVE Numbering Authority.
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