PHP Community: Open Source PHP Security Checker by Symfony

What is new in the PHP Community?

Fabien Potencier, the author of enterprise PHP web application framework Symfony has announced the open-sourced PHP security Checker on 15th Jan 2021.

You can download it from https://github.com/fabpot/local-php-security-checker.

The Local PHP Security Checker is a command line tool that checks if your PHP application depends on PHP packages with known security vulnerabilities. It uses the Security Advisories Database behind the scenes.

The PHP Security Advisories Database references known security vulnerabilities in various PHP projects and libraries.

You can find PHP Security Advisories Database at https://github.com/FriendsOfPHP/security-advisories.

Fabien Potencier also announced the sunset of their PHP security vulnerabilities monitoring service.