Database of vulnurability at milw0rm.com – udpate and makeindex with cron.

I am quite regular visitor of milw0rm and generally try to keep up with the vul\’s. For doing this I wrote a small scripts rather set of scripts to keep myself update.  Here\’s what we are going to do:

1. Get the latest tar from the site.

2. Extract it.

3. Make the index

4. Have a shortcut to search the index.

Download the attached files for the first 2 points. makeindex-milw0rm and udpate-milw0rm

Now open the update-milw0rm file with the directory paths, that is located in the starting of the file.

Once that is done, do the following on the terminal,

crontab -e

Add a entry like this:

@daily /home/amit/update-milw0rm.sh

So you are all set to automatically download and update the data everyday. Lets now create a alias to search the exploitlist from the terminal.

Put the following in your profile :

alias search_sploit=\”cat $(cat ~/bin/update-milw0rm.sh|grep dir=|awk -F\’=\’ \'{print $2}\’|awk -F\’\”\’ \'{print $2}\’)/milw0rm/sploitlist.txt|grep -i\”

Now, when you want to search the database for the exploit you can simply type:

search_sploit <search term>

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