gitleaks - 检索 Git Commits 中的各种密钥信息

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Audit git repos for secrets and keys


go get -u

Usage and Explanation

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./gitleaks [options] <url/path>

Gitleaks audits local and remote repos by running regex checks against all commits.


usage: gitleaks [options] <URL>/<path_to_repo>

 -u --user              Git user mode
 -r --repo              Git repo mode
 -o --org               Git organization mode
 -l --local             Local mode, gitleaks will look for local repo in <path>
 -t --temp              Clone to temporary directory
 -v --verbose           Verbose mode, will output leaks as gitleaks finds them
 --report-path=<STR>    Save report to path, gitleaks default behavior is to save report to pwd
 --clone-path=<STR>     Gitleaks will clone repos here, default pwd
 --concurrency=<INT>    Upper bound on concurrent diffs
 --regex-file=<STR>     Path to regex file for external regex matching
 --since=<STR>          Commit to stop at
 --b64Entropy=<INT>     Base64 entropy cutoff (default is 70)
 --hexEntropy=<INT>     Hex entropy cutoff (default is 40)
 -e --entropy           Enable entropy
 -h --help              Display this message
 --token=<STR>          Github API token
 --stopwords            Enables stopwords

Exit Codes

code explanation
0 Gitleaks succeeded with no leaks
1 Gitleaks failed or wasn't attempted due to execution failure
2 Gitleaks succeeded and leaks were present during the audit

Use these codes to hook gitleaks into whatever pipeline you're running



Run audit on current working directory if .git is present

gitleaks --local $HOME/audits/some/repo

Run audit on repo located in HOME/audits/some/repo if .git is present


Run audit on and clone repo to

gitleaks --clone-path=$HOME/Desktop/audits

Run audit on and clone repo to $HOME/Desktop/audits

gitleaks --temp

Run audit on and clone repo to $TMPDIR (this will remove repos after audit is complete)

gitleaks --temp -u

Run audit on all of some-user's repos. Again, --temp flag will clone all repos into $TMPDIR after be removed after audit

If you find a valid leak in a repo

Please read the Github article on removing sensitive data from a repository to remove the sensitive information from your history.

Run me with docker

Simply run docker run --rm --name=gitleaks zricethezav/gitleaks

Or build the image yourself to get the latest version :

docker build -t gitleaks .
docker run --rm --name=gitleaks gitleaks

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