PatchaPalooza – A Comprehensive Tool That Provides An Insightful Analysis Of Microsoft’s Monthly Security Updates


A comprehensive tool that provides an insightful analysis of Microsoft’s monthly security updates.

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PatchaPalooza uses the power of Microsoft’s MSRC CVRF API to fetch, store, and analyze security update data. Designed for cybersecurity professionals, it offers a streamlined experience for those who require a quick yet detailed overview of vulnerabilities, their exploitation status, and more. This tool operates entirely offline once the data has been fetched, ensuring that your analyses can continue even without an internet connection.

  • Retrieve Data: Fetches the latest security update summaries directly from Microsoft.
  • Offline Storage: Stores the fetched data for offline analysis.
  • Detailed Analysis: Analyze specific months or get a comprehensive view across months.
  • CVE Details: Dive deep into specifics of a particular CVE.
  • Exploitation Overview: Quickly identify which vulnerabilities are currently being exploited.
  • CVSS Scoring: Prioritize your patching efforts based on CVSS scores.
  • Categorized Overview: Get a breakdown of vulnerabilities based on their types.

Run PatchaPalooza without arguments to see an analysis of the current month’s data:


For a specific month’s analysis:

python --month YYYY-MMM

To display a detailed view of a specific CVE:

python --detail CVE-ID

To update and store the latest data:

python --update

For an overall statistical overview:

python --stats

  • Python 3.x
  • Requests library
  • Termcolor library

This tool is built upon the Microsoft’s MSRC CVRF API and is inspired by the work of @KevTheHermit.

Alexander Hagenah

This tool is meant for educational and professional purposes only. No license, so do with it whatever you like.

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