21 May 2009 | 4,351 views

BugSpy – Crawls The Web For Open Source Software Bugs

Cybertroopers storming your ship?

BugSpy is an interesting web site I came across recently, put together using a Python Framework (django) it aggregates bugs from as many open source projects as it can find. Preferably critical bugs.


You can search by tag (e.g java, email or php ) or by product name (e.g Ubuntu, Typo3 or Samba).



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6 Responses to “BugSpy – Crawls The Web For Open Source Software Bugs”

  1. Navin 21 May 2009 at 12:39 pm Permalink

    There was another attempt at a site like this a few yrs ago…..don’t exactly remember the name…..tht one lasted for a very small time, hoping tht bugspy lasts longer!!

  2. Kevin 21 May 2009 at 12:52 pm Permalink

    The “Exploitables Detector” link (http://bugspy.net/exposer) is interesting. From what I understand, it tries to guess which bugs pose security vulnerabilities.

  3. cbrp1r8 21 May 2009 at 6:11 pm Permalink

    Don’t know about earlier ones but I know there is also the opensourcedb which is doing roughly the same thing, only via email notification.

    Also, if anyone cares to you can normally sign up for maillist of bugtraq and others to get similar info.

  4. David 21 May 2009 at 10:49 pm Permalink

    Nice work, specially exposer section. This will make a step closer to a full disclosure script kiddie in my opinion.

  5. ethicalhack3r 22 May 2009 at 12:33 am Permalink

    Does this scan for known vulns or does it search through the source code and find them itself?

  6. Darknet 22 May 2009 at 5:45 am Permalink

    I believe it pulls the info from the bug repository of all the projects and aggregates it, it doesn’t scan code for ‘new’ bugs.