aura VS pip-audit

Compare aura vs pip-audit and see what are their differences.

aura

Python source code auditing and static analysis on a large scale (by SourceCode-AI)

pip-audit

Audits Python environments and dependency trees for known vulnerabilities (by trailofbits)
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aura pip-audit
2 11
69 374
- 92.8%
7.9 9.2
10 days ago 4 days ago
Python Python
GNU General Public License v3.0 only Apache License 2.0
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aura

Posts with mentions or reviews of aura. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.
  • A Large-Scale Security-Oriented Static Analysis of Python Packages in PyPI
    1 project | news.ycombinator.com | 30 Jul 2021
    I've done extensive research in this area and looked at existing tools including bandit to scan the whole pypi repository and monitor what is being uploaded there, the conclusion was that most of the tools are not up for this task so I made a new framework from scratch that is specially design for this purpose, to scan the whole PyPI repository, it's called Aura: https://github.com/SourceCode-AI/aura
  • Ever npm/pip installed malware? A modest call for action
    1 project | dev.to | 4 Feb 2021
    Consider contributing your talents to projects that seek to improve the security of these registries. One project worth your attention is Aura, a Python source code auditing and static analysis tool. For those who want to explore Python malware detection challenges identified as important by the Python Software Foundation, see here. Consider contributing malware checks to the Python Package Index codebase, aka Warehouse.

pip-audit

Posts with mentions or reviews of pip-audit. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-12-20.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing aura and pip-audit you can also consider the following projects:

ochrona-cli - A command line tool for detecting vulnerabilities in Python dependencies and doing safe package installs