What is Clair?
Clair is a container vulnerability analysis service by CoreOS. It provides the list of vulnerabilities that threaten each container and can sends notifications whenever new vulnerabilities that affect existing containers are released.
Clair is a tool in the Container Tools category of a tech stack.
Clair is an open source tool with 5.3K GitHub stars and 678 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Clair's open source repository on GitHub
Why developers like Clair?
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- api defines how users interact with Clair and exposes a documented HTTP API.
- worker extracts useful informations from layers and store everything in the database.
- updater periodically updates Clair's vulnerability database from known vulnerability sources.
- notifier dispatches notifications about vulnerable containers when vulnerabilities are released or updated.
- database persists layers informations and vulnerabilities in Cayley graph database.
- health summarizes health checks of every Clair's services.
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