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Installing Trivy

In this section you will find an aggregation of the different ways to install Trivy. installations are listed as either "official" or "community". Official integrations are developed by the core Trivy team and supported by it. Community integrations are integrations developed by the community, and collected here for your convenience. For support or questions about community integrations, please contact the original developers.

Install using Package Manager

RHEL/CentOS (Official)

Add repository setting to /etc/yum.repos.d.

cat << EOF | sudo tee -a /etc/yum.repos.d/trivy.repo
[trivy]
name=Trivy repository
baseurl=https://aquasecurity.github.io/trivy-repo/rpm/releases/\$basearch/
gpgcheck=1
enabled=1
gpgkey=https://aquasecurity.github.io/trivy-repo/rpm/public.key
EOF
sudo yum -y update
sudo yum -y install trivy
rpm -ivh https://github.com/aquasecurity/trivy/releases/download/v0.51.2/trivy_0.51.2_Linux-64bit.rpm

Debian/Ubuntu (Official)

Add repository setting to /etc/apt/sources.list.d.

sudo apt-get install wget apt-transport-https gnupg
wget -qO - https://aquasecurity.github.io/trivy-repo/deb/public.key | gpg --dearmor | sudo tee /usr/share/keyrings/trivy.gpg > /dev/null
echo "deb [signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/trivy.gpg] https://aquasecurity.github.io/trivy-repo/deb generic main" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list.d/trivy.list
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install trivy
wget https://github.com/aquasecurity/trivy/releases/download/v0.51.2/trivy_0.51.2_Linux-64bit.deb
sudo dpkg -i trivy_0.51.2_Linux-64bit.deb

Homebrew (Official)

Homebrew for MacOS and Linux.

brew install trivy

Arch Linux (Community)

Arch Linux Package Repository.

pacman -S trivy

References: - https://archlinux.org/packages/extra/x86_64/trivy/ - https://gitlab.archlinux.org/archlinux/packaging/packages/trivy/-/blob/main/PKGBUILD

MacPorts (Community)

MacPorts for MacOS.

sudo port install trivy

References: - https://ports.macports.org/port/trivy/details/

Nix/NixOS (Community)

Nix package manager for Linux and MacOS.

nix-env --install -A nixpkgs.trivy

# your other config ...
environment.systemPackages = with pkgs; [
  # your other packages ...
  trivy
];
# your other config ...
home.packages = with pkgs; [
  # your other packages ...
  trivy
];

References:

  • https://github.com/NixOS/nixpkgs/blob/master/pkgs/tools/admin/trivy/default.nix

FreeBSD (Official)

Pkg for FreeBSD.

pkg install trivy

asdf/mise (Community)

asdf and mise are quite similar tools you can use to install trivy. See their respective documentation for more information of how to install them and use them:

The plugin used by both tools is developped here

A basic global installation is shown below, for specific version or/and local version to a directory see "asdf" documentation.

# Install plugin
asdf plugin add trivy https://github.com/zufardhiyaulhaq/asdf-trivy.git

# Install latest version
asdf install trivy latest

# Set a version globally (on your ~/.tool-versions file)
asdf global trivy latest

# Now trivy commands are available
trivy --version

A basic global installation is shown below, for specific version or/and local version to a directory see "mise" documentation.

# Install plugin and install latest version
mise install trivy@latest

# Set a version globally (on your ~/.tool-versions file)
mise use -g trivy@latest

# Now trivy commands are available
trivy --version

Install from GitHub Release (Official)

Download Binary

  1. Download the file for your operating system/architecture from GitHub Release assets (curl -LO https://url.to/trivy.tar.gz).
  2. Unpack the downloaded archive (tar -xzf ./trivy.tar.gz).
  3. Put the binary somewhere in your $PATH (e.g mv ./trivy /usr/local/bin/).
  4. Make sure the binary has execution bit turned on (chmod +x ./trivy).

Install Script

The process above can be automated by the following script:

curl -sfL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/aquasecurity/trivy/main/contrib/install.sh | sh -s -- -b /usr/local/bin v0.51.2

Install from source

git clone --depth 1 --branch v0.51.2 https://github.com/aquasecurity/trivy
cd trivy
go install ./cmd/trivy

Use container image

  1. Pull Trivy image (docker pull aquasec/trivy:0.51.2)
  2. It is advisable to mount a consistent cache dir on the host into the Trivy container.
  3. For scanning container images with Trivy, mount docker.sock from the host into the Trivy container.

Example:

docker run -v /var/run/docker.sock:/var/run/docker.sock -v $HOME/Library/Caches:/root/.cache/ aquasec/trivy:0.51.2 image python:3.4-alpine
Registry Repository Link Supportability
Docker Hub docker.io/aquasec/trivy https://hub.docker.com/r/aquasec/trivy Official
GitHub Container Registry (GHCR) ghcr.io/aquasecurity/trivy https://github.com/orgs/aquasecurity/packages/container/package/trivy Official
AWS Elastic Container Registry (ECR) public.ecr.aws/aquasecurity/trivy https://gallery.ecr.aws/aquasecurity/trivy Official

Other Tools to use and deploy Trivy

For additional tools and ways to install and use Trivy in different environments such as in IDE, Kubernetes or CI/CD, see Ecosystem section.