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OWASP JSEC CVE DETAILS is an opensource application developed in Java that uses the api provided by to receive latest CVE updates. Apart from fetching the latest CVEs, it can also be used to search for expoits and vulnerabilities from This tool is used to find and gather information related to CVEs.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) system provides a reference-method for publicly known information-security vulnerabilities and exposures. MITRE Corporation maintains the system, with funding from the National Cyber Security Division of the United States Department of Homeland Security.CVE is used by the Security Content Automation Protocol, and CVE IDs are listed on MITRE's system[2] as well as the US National Vulnerability Database.

This project has now been officially approved by OWASP. Here is the link to the project details on OWASP Website provides an easy to use web interface to CVE vulnerability data.You can browse for vendors, products and versions and view cve entries, vulnerabilities,related to them. You can view statistics about vendors, products and versions of products.CVE details are displayed in a single, easy to use page, is an attempt at cross referencing/correlating exploits and vulnerability data from various sources and making the resulting database available to everyone.

  • [Features]
  • [+] Fetch Recent CVEs
  • [New Features included in v2.0]
  • [+] Search for vulnerabilities of different platform/application/categories
  • [+] Search CVEs
  • [+] Search POC & Exploits




OWASP JSEC CVE Details is free to use. It is licensed under the GNU GPL v3 license.

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News and Events

  • [13 June 2014] Released the project as opensource
  • [17 August 2014] Requested for OWASP project approval
  • [20 August 2014] Project Proposal Accepted
  • [22 September 2014 ] v2.0 released
  • [1st October 2016 ] v2.1 Released
  • [10th October 2016 ] v3.0 Planned to be released

Project Leader

Dibyendu Sikdar

Related With

SillyCon - OWASP Kolkata Chapter



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How to contribute ?
1.Clone or Download the Project
2.Open Eclipse
3.Import the project as existing projects in workspace
4.Run the file

How to get the executable Jar file
Either you import the project and export it as a JAR or
Download from sourceforge


The primary contributors to date have been:

  • Debarshi Das - Designing OWASP Logo


  • Adam - Exploit Search (
  • Admin -
  • Updates : October 2016
  • v2.1 source code has been released in Github
  • v2.1 has POCs and Exploits searching capabilities
  • v3.0 is planned to to be released on 2nd Week of October 2016
  • v3.0 has features of scanning is being added
  • v4.0 will have cloud integration and REST apis

As of August, 2014, the priorities are:

  • This tool uses the api provided by
  • Using this tool the user can receive latest CVE details and choosing the type of vulnerability i.e. CSRF / XSS / etc
  • Other features to be added in future are like searching the Proof of Concepts for every CVE that is listed .

Involvement in the development and promotion of JSEC CVE Details is actively encouraged! You do not have to be a security expert in order to contribute. Some of the ways you can help:

  • Find bugs in the code
  • Suggest ideas
What does this OWASP project offer you?
What releases are available for this project?
what is this project?
Name: JSEC CVE Details
Purpose: JSEC CVE DETAILS is an opensource application developed in Java that uses the api provided by to receive latest CVE updates.

License: GNU GPL v3 License
who is working on this project?
Project Leader(s):
  • Dibyendu Sikdar @
how can you learn more?
Project Pamphlet: Not Yet Created
Project Presentation:
Mailing list: [Owasp-jsec-cve-details Mailing List Archives]
Project Roadmap: Not Yet Created
Key Contacts
  • Contact Dibyendu Sikdar @ to contribute to this project
  • Contact Dibyendu Sikdar @ to review or sponsor this project
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