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Python wrapper around https://cve.circl.lu.

Project description

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ares is an APACHE licensed library written in Python providing an easy to use wrapper around https://cve.circl.lu. This library has been tested with Python 2.7.x and Python 3.6+.

Installation:

From source use

$ python setup.py install

or install from PyPi

$ pip install ares

Documentation:

GET /api/browse

GET /api/browse/<vendor>

Description

Returns a list of vendors or products of a specific vendor. This API call can be used in two ways; With or without the vendor. When the link is called without a vendor, it will return a list of possible vendors. When the link is called with a vendor, it enumerates the products for said vendor.

Argument Description Example
vendor Vendor name microsoft
>>> from ares import CVESearch
>>> cve = CVESearch()
>>> cve.browse('microsoft')

GET /api/capec/<cpe>

Description

Outputs a list of CAPEC related to a CWE. CAPEC (Common Attack Pattern Enumeration and Classification) are a list of attack types commonly used by attackers.

Argument Description Example
cweid CWE ID 200
>>> cve.capec('200')

GET /api/cpe2.2/<cpe>

Description

DISABLED ON cve.circl.lu

Converts a CPE code to the CPE2.2 standard, stripped of appendices. CPE2.2 is the old standard, and is a lot less uniform than the CPE2.3 standard.

Argument Description Example
cpe CPE code in cpe2.2 or cpe2.3 format cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:6.0:sp1:-:-:home_premium:-:-:x64:-
>>> cve.cpe22('cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2011:-:mac')

GET /api/cpe2.3/<cpe>

Description

DISABLED ON cve.circl.lu

Converts a CPE code to the CPE2.3 standard, stripped of appendices. CPE2.3 is the newer standard, and is a lot more uniform and easier to read than the CPE2.2 standard.

Argument Description Example
cpe CPE code in cpe2.2 or cpe2.3 format cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista:6.0:sp1:~-~home_premium~-~x64~-
>>> cve.cpe23('cpe:/a:microsoft:office:2011::mac')

GET /api/cve/<cveid>

Description

Outputs all available information for the specified CVE (Common Vulnerability and Exposure), in JSON format. This information includes basic CVE information like CVSS (Common Vulnerability Scoring System), related CPE (Common Product Enumeration), CWE (Common Weakness Enumeration), ... as well as additional information (RedHat Advisories etc).

Argument Description Example
cveid CVE number CVE-2014-0160
>>> cve.id('CVE-2014-0160')

GET /api/cvefor/<cpe>

Description

DISABLED ON cve.circl.lu

Outputs a list of CVEs related to the product.

Argument Description Example
cpe CPE code in cpe2.2 or cpe2.3 format cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista:6.0:sp1:~-~home_premium~-~x64~-
>>> cve.cvefor('cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista:6.0:sp1:~-~home_premium~-~x64~-')

GET /api/cwe

Description

Outputs a list of all CWEs (Common Weakness Enumeration).

>>> cve.cwe()

GET /api/dbInfo

Description

Returns the stats of the database. When the user authenticates, more information is returned. This information includes:

Amount of whitelist and blacklist records
Some server settings like the database name
Some database information like disk usage

Unauthenticated queries return only collection information.

Note: as of April 2020, authentication is disabled on cve.circl.lu.

>>> cve.dbinfo()

GET /api/last

GET /api/last/<limit>

Description

Outputs the last n amount of vulnerabilities. If the limit is not specified, the default of 30 is used.

Argument Description Example
limit The amount of CVEs to display 10
>>> cve.last('10')

GET /api/search/link/<key>/<value>

Description

DISABLED ON cve.circl.lu

Returns all CVEs that are linked by a given key/value pair.

Argument Description Example
key The key to link CVEs on refmap.ms
value The value for the given key MS16-098
>>> cve.link('refmap.ms/MS16-098')

GET /api/search/<vendor>/<product>

Description

DISABLED ON cve.circl.lu

When vendor and product are specified, this API call returns a list of CVEs related to the product. The output of the browse call can be used for this.

Argument Description Example
vendor Vendor name microsoft
product Product name office
>>> cve.search('microsoft/office')

License:

Copyright 2014-2020 Martin Simon

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
You may obtain a copy of the License at

   http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
limitations under the License.

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