Supported operating systems and programming languages - Amazon Inspector

Supported operating systems and programming languages

Supported operating systems

Amazon Inspector sources over 50 data-feeds to generate findings for CVEs including vendor security advisories, NVD, MITRE, other open-source feeds, internal research, and licensed data feeds.

The operating systems supported by Amazon Inspector, along with the vendor security advisories supported for that system, are listed below:

Amazon EC2 scanning

Operating system Major version Minor version Vendor Advisories
Amazon Linux AMI (AL1) N/A N/A ALAS
Amazon Linux (AL2) 2 N/A ALAS
CentOS Linux (CentOS) 7 X CESA
CentOS Linux (CentOS) 8 X RHSA
Debian Server (Stretch) 9 x DSA
Debian Server (Buster) 10 X DSA
Debian Server (Bullseye) 11 X DSA
Oracle Linux (Oracle) 6 X ELSA
Oracle Linux (Oracle) 7 X ELSA
Oracle Linux (Oracle) 8 X ELSA
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7 X RHSA
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8 X RHSA
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 12 X SUSE CVE
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 15 X SUSE CVE
Ubuntu Server (Trusty) 14 4 (ESM) USN
Ubuntu Server (Xenial) 16 4 (ESM) USN
Ubuntu Server (Bionic) 18 4 (LTS) USN
Ubuntu Server (Focal) 20 4 (LTS) USN
Ubuntu Server (Groovy) 20 10 USN
Ubuntu Server (Hirsute) 21 4 USN
Ubuntu Server (Impish) 21 10 USN

Amazon ECR scanning

Operating system Major version Minor version Vendor Advisories
Alpine Linux (Alpine) 3 12 Alpine Secdb
Alpine Linux (Alpine) 3 13 Alpine Secdb
Alpine Linux (Alpine) 3 14 Alpine Secdb
Alpine Linux (Alpine) 3 15 Alpine Secdb
Amazon Linux (AL1) 2018.03 N/A ALAS
Amazon Linux (AL2) 2 N/A ALAS
CentOS Linux (CentOS) 7 X CESA
CentOS Linux (CentOS) 8 X RHSA
Debian Server (Stretch) 9 x DSA
Debian Server (Buster) 10 X DSA
Debian Server (Bullseye) 11 X DSA
Oracle Linux (Oracle) 6 X ELSA
Oracle Linux (Oracle) 7 X ELSA
Oracle Linux (Oracle) 8 X ELSA
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7 X RHSA
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8 X RHSA
OpenSUSE Leap (SUSE Leap) 15 2 SUSE CVE
OpenSUSE Leap (SUSE Leap) 15 3 SUSE CVE
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 12 X SUSE CVE
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 15 X SUSE CVE
Ubuntu Server (Trusty) 14 4 (ESM) USN
Ubuntu Server (Xenial) 16 4 (ESM) USN
Ubuntu Server (Bionic) 18 4 (LTS) USN
Ubuntu Server (Focal) 20 4 (LTS) USN
Ubuntu Server (Groovy) 20 10 USN
Ubuntu Server (Hirsute) 21 4 USN
Ubuntu Server (Impish) 21 10 USN

Supported programming languages

Amazon Inspector supports the following programming languages:

  • C#

  • Golang

  • Java

  • Javascript

  • PHP

  • Python

  • Ruby

  • Rust