The world's most comprehensive, detailed and timely source of vulnerability intelligence and third-party library monitoring.

It's a fact - no technology is 100% secure. Even the most carefully designed products are under stress from constantly evolving cyber threats. Despite billions spent on traditional, reactive security measures, the number of exploitable software vulnerabilities continues to grow.

Risk Based Security's VulnDB provides the richest, most complete vulnerability intelligence available to help you address points of risk across your organization - from application development and IT to security operations, vendor risk management and procurement. VulnDB's timely, high quality, actionable data on all the latest-known vulnerabilities enables informed decision-making critical to building, buying and maintaining the most secure systems for your business. With over 70,000 additional vulnerabilities not found in the frequently relied-on Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database, VulnDB intelligence strengthens security for all of your vulnerability management initiatives.

  VulnDB CVE
Total Entries 212,6721 123,2261
Real Time Alerts Yes No
Average Daily New Entries 68 30
Exploit Detail Yes Limited
Remediation Detail Yes Limited
Social Risk Scoring Yes No
Vendor & Product Risk Ratings Yes No
RESTful API & Integrations Yes No
On-demand Vulnerability Research Yes No


1. As of September 2019. Source: https://vulndb.cyberriskanalytics.com/ and https://cve.mitre.org/