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cvechecker Check CVE database for vulnerabilities affecting installed packages
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Port Added: 2017-10-12 11:00:57
Last Update: 2022-07-27 12:45:46
Commit Hash: 7f7b639
License: GPLv3
SVNWeb : git : Homepage
pkg-plist: as obtained via: make generate-plist
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  1. /usr/local/share/licenses/cvechecker-3.9_1/
  2. /usr/local/share/licenses/cvechecker-3.9_1/LICENSE
  3. /usr/local/share/licenses/cvechecker-3.9_1/GPLv3
  4. bin/cvechecker
  5. bin/cvegenversdat
  6. bin/cvereport
  7. bin/cverules
  8. bin/pullcves
  9. @sample etc/cvechecker.conf.sample
  10. man/man1/cvechecker.1.gz
  11. man/man1/cvegenversdat.1.gz
  12. man/man1/cvereport.1.gz
  13. man/man1/cverules.1.gz
  14. man/man1/pullcves.1.gz
  15. share/cvechecker/csv2xml.awk
  16. share/cvechecker/cvereport.xsl
  17. share/cvechecker/mysql_cvechecker.sql
  18. share/cvechecker/nvdcve2simple.xsl
  19. share/cvechecker/report.css
  20. share/doc/cvechecker/acknowledgements.xml
  21. share/doc/cvechecker/userguide.xml
  22. @dir /var/db/cvechecker/cache
  23. @dir /var/db/cvechecker/local
  24. @dir /var/db/cvechecker
  25. @owner
  26. @group
  27. @mode
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Dependency lines:
  • cvechecker>0:security/cvechecker
To install the port:
cd /usr/ports/security/cvechecker/ && make install clean
To add the package, run one of these commands:
  • pkg install security/cvechecker
  • pkg install cvechecker
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PKGNAME: cvechecker
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Build dependencies:
  1. pkgconf>=1.3.0_1 : devel/pkgconf
  2. autoconf>=2.71 : devel/autoconf
  3. automake>=1.16.5 : devel/automake
Runtime dependencies:
  1. bash : shells/bash
Library dependencies:
  1. : devel/argp-standalone
  2. : devel/libconfig
  3. : databases/sqlite3
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Number of commits found: 13

Commit History - (may be incomplete: see SVNWeb link above for full details)
27 Jul 2022 12:45:46
 files touched by this commit commit hash:7f7b639967bf2ed951fe80e5db9789e29ed5e5e8  3.9_1
Baptiste Daroussin (bapt) search for other commits by this committer
security/cvechecker: use pkg-message to show message on remove
20 Jul 2022 14:22:56
 files touched by this commit commit hash:857c05f8674c5f4c990f49f9d0fb7034ebd340fe  3.9_1
Tobias C. Berner (tcberner) search for other commits by this committer
security: remove 'Created by' lines

A big Thank You to the original contributors of these ports:

  *  <>
  *  Aaron Dalton <>
  *  Adam Weinberger <>
  *  Ade Lovett <>
  *  Aldis Berjoza <>
  *  Alex Dupre <>
  *  Alex Kapranoff <>
  *  Alex Samorukov <>
  *  Alexander Botero-Lowry <>
  *  Alexander Kriventsov <>
  *  Alexander Leidinger <>
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03 Jun 2022 05:27:59
 files touched by this commit commit hash:b446537bb3a4f514acdac0c24cda97a02d81e961  3.9_1
Stefan Eßer (se) search for other commits by this committer
security/cvechecker: unbreak after import of dns/acme-dns

The import of dns/acme-dns in commit b30a7af70d seems to have
contained unrelated patch files that were added to this port.

Revert the part of commit b30a7af70d that affected this port
to make it build again.

Reported by:	pkg-fallout
20 May 2022 11:11:15
 files touched by this commit commit hash:b30a7af70d61b9fa3e99f0ddcedc12ef63e63b7a  3.9_1
Stefan Eßer (se) search for other commits by this committer
Author: freultwah
dns/acme-dns: add new port

This port provides a limited DNS server with RESTful HTTP API to
handle ACME DNS challenges.
26 Jan 2022 07:46:25
 files touched by this commit commit hash:8c30deb681a941ce9974c57c7f45c9f294908d67  3.9_1
Marius Strobl (marius) search for other commits by this committer
devel/libconfig: update to 1.7.3

- Chase shared library bump across dependant ports.
- Fetch releases rather than tags from GitHub. [1]
- Properly depend on makeinfo, adding an INFO knob.
- Refresh pkg-descr and COMMENT accordingly.

PR:		261062
Reported by:	dizzy [1]
Approved by:	maintainer timeout
06 Apr 2021 14:31:07
 files touched by this commit commit hash:305f148f482daf30dcf728039d03d019f88344eb  3.9
Mathieu Arnold (mat) search for other commits by this committer
Remove # $FreeBSD$ from Makefiles.
10 Sep 2018 13:14:52
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:479406  3.9
mat search for other commits by this committer
Add DOCS options to ports that should have one.

Also various fixes related to said option.

PR:		230864
Submitted by:	mat
exp-runs by:	antoine
10 Sep 2018 12:24:31
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:479397  3.9
se search for other commits by this committer
Upgrade to version 3.9.

Approved by:	antoine (implicit)
06 Aug 2018 17:22:37
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:476517  3.8_2
fernape search for other commits by this committer
devel/libconfig: update to 1.7.2

* Change to USE_GH
* Bump PORTREVISION of dependant ports.

Committing after maintainer timeout

PR:	229961
Submitted by:
Approved by:	tcberner (mentor)
Differential Revision:
17 Oct 2017 13:38:34
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:452276  3.8_1
se search for other commits by this committer
Use "fetch" instead of "wget" to download CVE information.

Reported by:	Lars Engels (lars.engels at
12 Oct 2017 17:55:01
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:451921  3.8
mat search for other commits by this committer
Regular USE_GITHUB cleanup.

Sponsored by:	Absolight
12 Oct 2017 11:04:08
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:451849  3.8
se search for other commits by this committer
Add post release patch (will become obsolete with next release).
12 Oct 2017 11:00:50
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:451847  3.8
se search for other commits by this committer
Check installed packages for vulnerabilities recorded in the CVE database.

Approved by:	antoine (mentor)

Number of commits found: 13